Journeys in Snow and Ice: Wonders of the frozen world (Paperback)

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Robert Muirhead has travelled to some of the coldest and most remote parts of our planet, from the Antarctic to the Arctic. He saw hungry polar bears waiting for the sea to freeze at Churchill, Canada. He drove on the Ice Road to Tuktoyaktuk in Canada and saw the amazing northern lights weave their coloured magic across the sky.Join him in Iceland to see erupting geysers, giant waterfalls disappearing into the Earth, and where the Earth is tearing apart in the great Atlantic Rift. Visit the bleak landscape of the aftermath of the Eyjafjallajokull eruption. Don your mental crampons and join him for a shot of whiskey on the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina.Read about the amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery of Antarctica. Camp with him on that icy continent and join him in an Antarctic swim in the warm volcanic waters of Deception Island. Brave a Force 7 gale crossing the Drake Passage to Cape Horn. Learn about the evocative and moving Ring Dance of the Faroe Islands.All the while, see evidence of our changing planet and its effects on the wildlife of the frozen world.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781514361047
ISBN-10: 1514361043
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: July 2nd, 2015
Pages: 136
Language: English

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