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Inhaltsangabe: Alaska Geographic is an award-winning series that presents the people, places, and wonders of Alaska to the world. Over the past 30 years, Alaska Geographic has earned its reputation as the publication for those who love Alaska. The series boasts more than 100 books to date, featuring communities from Barrow to Ketchikan, animals from bears to dinosaurs, history from the Russian explorers to today, and natural phenomena from the aurora to glaciers. Written by leading experts in their fields, these books are illustrated throughout with world-class photography and include colorful maps for reference.
Vom Verlag: From the shattering roar of calving tidewater glaciers to the frigid world of the tiny ice worm, Glaciers of Alaska brings to life the awesome formations that are one of the Earth’s most magnificent features. Useful maps, an illustrated glossary, and dozens of spectacular full-color photographs clearly explain the exotic vocabulary of glacier anatomy and the complexity and wonder of these massive rivers of ice. Learn how features such as arêtes, bergschrunds, and fiords are formed and the difference between eskers and moraines. Explore the elaborate geometry of ogives, cirques, and séracs. Discover the curious phenomenon of glacial plucking, the dramatic dynamism of surges and jokulhlaups, and the physics behind the intense blue beauty of glacier ice. Glaciers of Alaska examines the paleoenvironmental information exposed with the melting of 8,000-year-old snow patches and questions what these clues to the past reveal about ancient hunters and their prey. Short essays investigate the economics of harvesting and selling glacier ice, give tips on enjoying safe glacier travel, and list places to see glaciers in Alaska whether traveling by bus, boat, air, or even on foot. Glaciers of Alaska introduces the scientific methodologies used to study glaciers, monitor their changes, and image them from afar. Historical studies present a perspective on the evolution of our glacier knowledge through the efforts of inquisitive and courageous European, Russian, and American explorers. An area-by-area survey of the state’s glaciers from Rhode Island-sized Malaspina to diminutive Brooks Range cirque glaciers provides a record of their size and extent, and also ponders the future health of Alaska’s living ice masses as the climate changes. Glaciers of Alaska is the most complete, timely, and accurate source available for information about Alaska’s glaciers. Author Bruce F. Molnia, Ph.D., has studied Alaska’s glaciers for more than 30 years. He has taken thousands of glacier photographs throughout the state and has conducted extensive research on coastal and fiord glaciers. Molnia is the author of several books and more than 200 articles, maps, and other publications about Alaska’s glaciers.
Buchbeschreibung ALASKA GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, 2001. Trade Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. TRADE PAPERBACK Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Science and Mathematics>Meteorology>General. Book: USED, Good. Bookseller Inventory # 02978156661055100. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 02978156661055100
Buchbeschreibung Alaska Geographic Society. Paperback. Buchzustand: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2728523455
Buchbeschreibung Alaska Geographic Society, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG1566610559
Buchbeschreibung Alaska Geographic Society. Paperback. Buchzustand: Fair. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G1566610559I5N00
Buchbeschreibung Alaska Geographic Society. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G1566610559I3N00
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Buchbeschreibung Alaska Geographic Society, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P021566610559
Buchbeschreibung Alaska Geographic Society, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GD-177-95-4818514
Buchbeschreibung Alaska Geographic Society. PAPERBACK. Buchzustand: New. 1566610559 New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers NEW6.0749620