The Last Little Polar Bear: A Global Change Adventure Story

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These observations indicate physical interaction between the atmosphere – ocean system and the solid earth (geosphere) in the microseism/microbarom frequency ranges. He then hastened to the apartment of Lord Lacy, whom he met dressed in a long furred gown and the knightly cap called a mortier, irritated at the noise, and demanding to know the cause which had disturbed the repose of the household. ``Noble sir,'' said the Franklin, ``one of the most formidable and bloody of the Scottish Border riders is at hand---he is never seen,'' added he, faltering with terror, ``so far from the hills, but with some bad purpose, and the power of accomplishing it; so hold yourself to your guard, for------'' A loud crash here announced that the door was broken down, and the knight just descended the stair in time to prevent bloodshed betwixt his attendants and the intruders.

Fluff and Billy

Nicola Killen

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This Fergus heard with great satisfaction. ``You are rich,'' he said, ``Waverley, and you are generous. Nordenskiold in 1870, accompanied skiiild in by Dr Berggren, professor of botany at Lund. Geography World in Spatial Terms Standard 2: Knows the location of places, geographic features, and patterns of the environment. In about an hour and a half, which seemed an age of unutterable suspense, the sound of the drums and fifes, performing a lively air, and the confused murmur of the crowd which now filled the streets, so lately deserted, apprized him that all was finished, and that the military and populace were returning from the dreadful scene.

Tacky and the Winter Games (Tacky the Penguin)

Helen Lester

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Consequently, a very large detector is needed. Under construction at South Pole Station is the first and largest high-energy neutrino observatory in the world. A high density of radar-dark remnant ridges, channels and alluvial fans characterizes this unit. We were truly in the Antarctic Regions, al- though more than 300 miles north of the An- tarctic Circle. Some of the greatest scientists of the time, including J. Hooker, Ace. of Hermite Island, Ross's Voyage, ii. p. 294. 382 POLAR REGIONS. discoverer lias made, who is another Genoese like Colon, and who has been in Seville and in Lisbon asking assistance for his discoveries.

Antarctic Expedition (DK Reads Reading Alone)

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Tliey are all high lands, mountanous, and in most parts covered with snow all the summer long." ..." Medieval readers must for themselves conceptualize distances and exotic locations, and as a result, their inventions wandered all over the map, both literally and figuratively. So behold our hero for a second time the patient of a Highland sculapius, but in a situation much more uncomfortable than when he was the guest of the worthy Tomanrait.

Arctic Aesop's Fables: Twelve Retold Tales (PAWS IV)

Susi Gregg Fowler

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Some ecologists prefer to use the Nordenskjöld line, an isopleth of the mean temperature of the warmest month equalling (9 – 0.1K), K being the mean temperature of the coldest month in degrees celsius. These vehicles would tour ports in their area, stopping for the three-day course duration. He apparently was the first to see (1820) the part of the continent that is now called Queen Maud Land. The eyes have small and oblique apertures like the Chinese, and from frequent attacks of ophthalmia, and the effect of lamp-smoke in their winter habitations, adults of both sexes are disfigured by excoriated or ulcerated eyelids.

Walruses of the Arctic (Brrr! Polar Animals)

Sara Swan Miller

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It would be impossible for the reader, even were I to insert the letters at full length, to comprehend the real cause of their being written, without a glance into the interior of the British Cabinet at the period in question. That is why polar bears are so interesting. Cap- tain Markham (The Great Frozen Sea) says, "Some of the hills surrounding these lakes were beautifully carpeted with the pretty little purple saxifrage, a Drdba, a Potentilla and other wild flowers, while the valleys were covered with patches of luxuriant vegetation, consisting of grasses and delightfully soft moss."

Polar Regions (Caring for the Planet)

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The Evolution of the Galápagos Experience – now including flights, hotels and more on all voyages aboard Silver Galapagos. The new Polar Explorer programme will continue to inspire future generations in this important area of environmental science. It was this branch from the pala;ocrystic sea which finally stopped the progress of Franklin's expedition. Herodotus (b. c. 450) mentions the Cassiterides, as does also Aristotle (b. c. 340).

Naloo in Zirons Land: Children Book: Wonderful story

Francois Bissonnette

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The only difference is having to update the is to stop her services seating themselves. In the most extreme cold environments, such as parts of Antarctica, the temperature can stay well below 0°C throughout the year – sometimes plummeting to as low as –60°C. After participating in the Greenland Expedition of 1925, Byrd believed more than ever in the feasibility of flight in the Arctic. When food is scarce, black bears may seek human-related food sources, such as garbage, pet food, domestic fruit trees, and chickens.

Exploration into the Polar Regions

David Rootes

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Having undertaken to give an Introductory Account of the compositions which are here offered to the public, with Notes and illustrations, the Author, under whose name they are now for the first time collected, feels that he has the delicate task of speaking more of himself and his personal concerns, than may perhaps be either graceful or prudent. The heat thus parted with is replaced by the calorific rays of the sun when that luminary is above the horizon; but within the Arctic circle generally, the direct radiation of the sun during the whole spring of that region, or until after the sun has begun to decline from its greatest altitude, is employed in removing the snowy covering in which winter had clothed * Adolpli Erman found the increase of temperature in the mines of the Ural, about the 59th parallel of latitude, to be 1° R. (2°-25 F.) for every 112 feet of descent, or 1° F. for every 50 feet of descent. — Travels in Siberia, i. p. 238. 256 POLAR REGIONS. the earth; and the soil, though it thaws rapidly as tlie floods of melted snow pass over it, is exposed to the direct rays oi the sun for only three months at most, and for a shorter time in the highest latitudes that have been reached by explorers.

Arctic Peoples (First Nations of North America)

Robin S. Doak

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An easy to grasp introduction to habitats for younger readers. ...more With them they entered into traffic, by exposing merchandise on the strand, and retiring to some distance. In 1909, after numerous attempts by regional explorers, Robert E. The west and north-west winds prevail on the general average of the year; in winter the south-east prevails, in summer the north-west, — this latter wind blowing often in summer also; it is a cold wind in summer, and in winter brings snow and bad weather.* Fort Confidence is situated on the north-east arm of Great Bear Lake, in latitude m° 54' K.; longitude, 118° W W.; and consequently rather more than 80 degrees of longitude from the Kolyma.