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The Resource Antarctic expedition, by Katy Lennon ; illustrator, David Buisan

Antarctic expedition, by Katy Lennon ; illustrator, David Buisan

Label
Antarctic expedition
Title
Antarctic expedition
Statement of responsibility
by Katy Lennon ; illustrator, David Buisan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Discover what it takes to be a scientist on an expedition to Antarctica to drill ice cores for research. Experience the harsh conditions of this polar landscape, learn how to survive, and find out about the intrepid explorers from the past who set out to reach the South Pole"--P. [4] of cover
Member of
Summary
Discusses the challenging conditions research teams face in Antarctica, describing how they communicate on missions, what they wear to protect themselves from the cold, and how they set up camp
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10469331
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lennon, Katy
Dewey number
919.89
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Buisan, David
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
DK adventures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Antarctica
  • Research teams
  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica
  • Research teams
  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica
  • Research teams
  • Antarctica
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Antarctic expedition, by Katy Lennon ; illustrator, David Buisan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Location -- Meet the team -- Antarctic weather -- The snow sports catalogue -- Ground-to-air signals -- What type of polar explorer are you? -- Base of operations -- Ice-core drilling -- Glaciers and icebergs -- How to build an igloo -- Antarctic ailments -- Famous Antarctic explorers -- Antarctic apparel -- Mawson's diary -- Race to the Pole! Amundsen vs. Scott -- The Midnight Sun -- Ghosts of the Antarctica -- Penguin prisoner lineup -- Poles apart : Finding the South Pole -- Navigation game -- Make your own compass -- Antarctic quiz
Control code
ocn904082081
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781465438621
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)904082081
Label
Antarctic expedition, by Katy Lennon ; illustrator, David Buisan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Location -- Meet the team -- Antarctic weather -- The snow sports catalogue -- Ground-to-air signals -- What type of polar explorer are you? -- Base of operations -- Ice-core drilling -- Glaciers and icebergs -- How to build an igloo -- Antarctic ailments -- Famous Antarctic explorers -- Antarctic apparel -- Mawson's diary -- Race to the Pole! Amundsen vs. Scott -- The Midnight Sun -- Ghosts of the Antarctica -- Penguin prisoner lineup -- Poles apart : Finding the South Pole -- Navigation game -- Make your own compass -- Antarctic quiz
Control code
ocn904082081
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781465438621
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)904082081

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