Adventures in the World's Frozen PlacesBook - 2009
A narrative account of the author's forays into some of the world's coldest regions describes his encounter with an Arctic swimming hole, investigations into ancient and more recent ice ages, and examinations of animal hibernation habits.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009
Branch Call Number: 910.911 ST835C 2009
Characteristics: xii, 292 p. : maps ; 25 cm
From Library Staff
From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton's expedition to "The Year Without Summer," Bill Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold.