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Water, ice & stone : science and memory on the Antarctic lakes

Author: Bill Green
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Bill Green goes to the lakes of Antarctica to do scientific field research, but finds in his own memories and in the beauty and brutality of a lonely, dangerous land, something of the awe and wonder that are the inspirations for scientific inquiry. -- Publisher's description.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Green, Bill, 1942-
Water, ice & stone.
New York : Harmony Books, ©1995
(OCoLC)624378766
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Green
ISBN: 0517587599 9780517587591
OCLC Number: 31433809
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: John Burroughs Medal, 1996
Description: xvi, 283 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Ohio: West and South --
Water --
Rutherford's den --
The map --
Science and the shell --
The messenger and the disk --
Stone --
The lake --
The sea --
Hawaii --
An invention --
Whiteout --
The mailroom --
The gallery --
The flume --
The cone of Erebus --
The moat --
Merry Christmas --
Cathedrals --
North and East: Ohio.
Other Titles: Water, ice, and stone
Responsibility: Bill Green.
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Bill Green goes to the lakes of Antarctica to do scientific field research, but finds in his own memories and in the beauty and brutality of a lonely, dangerous land, something of the awe and wonder that are the inspirations for scientific inquiry. -- Publisher's description.

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