Wildlife of the Arctic

by Sale, Richard and Per Michelsen
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Wildlife of the Arctic

by Sale, Richard and Per Michelsen

Format: Paperback

Status: Not yet published

Code: 14826

Condition: New

Due: 2018/04/15

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Product Details

Field Guide=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification
A pocket-sized photographic field guide to Arctic birds, mammals, and other wildlife.

Wildlife of the Arctic is an accessible and richly illustrated pocket-sized photographic field guide to the birds, land and sea mammals, and plants and lichens of the northern polar region--including Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia, and Russia. Written and illustrated by naturalists with extensive Arctic experience, this handy book features detailed facing-page descriptions of each species, including information about identification, range, distribution, and breeding and wintering grounds. A substantial introduction explains the area covered, with information on the poles, geology, snow and ice, auroras, and the influence of global warming. This portable, user-friendly guide is the perfect companion for birders, ecotourists, and cruise-line passengers visiting the Arctic Circle and other areas of the far north.

-An accessible and richly illustrated pocket-sized photographic field guide to Artic wildlife -Features more than 800 color photos illustrating more than 250 bird species, 60 land mammals, and 30 seals and whales -Includes extensive facing-page species descriptions and identification information -Provides an overview of the Arctic region, with information on the poles, geology, snow and ice, auroras, and the influence of global warming -Explores each family of birds and mammals, and has sections covering fish, insects, plants, and lichens.

ISBN: 9780691180540

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Year of Publication: 2018/04/15

Page Count: 304

Shipping Weight: 2.00