Ice Caves

Author: Aurel Persoiu,Stein-Erik Lauritzen

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128118571

Category: Science

Page: 752

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Ice Caves synthesizes the latest research on ice caves from around the world, bringing to light important information that was heretofore buried in various reports, journals, and archives largely outside the public view. Ice caves have become an increasingly important target for the scientific community in the past decade, as the paleoclimatic information they host offers invaluable information about both present-day and past climate conditions. Ice caves are caves that host perennial ice accumulations and are the least studied members of the cryosphere. They occur in places where peculiar cave morphology and climatic conditions combine to allow for ice to form and persist in otherwise adverse parts of the planet. The book is an informative reference for scientists interested in ice cave studies, climate scientists, geographers, glaciologists, microbiologists, and permafrost and karst scientists. Covers various aspects of ice occurrence in caves, including cave climate, ice genesis and dynamics, and cave fauna Features an overview of the paleoclimatic significance of ice caves Includes over 100 color images of ice caves around the world

Pennsylvania Caves and Other Rocky Roadside Wonders

Author: Kevin Joseph Patrick

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811726320

Category: Travel

Page: 248

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Features Last River Caverns, Crystal Cave, Indian Echo Caverns, Woodward Cave, Penn's Cave, Indian Caverns, Lincoln Caverns, Coral Caverns, and Laurel Caverns and includes ice mines, coal mines, boulder fields, and rock cities Detailed history of each cave Legends and local lore of many features and sites A roadside travel guide to and history of Pennsylvania's nine commercial caves and a wealth of other geographical sites within the state.

In the Ice Caves of Krog (The Secrets of Droon #20)

Author: Tony Abbott

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054541833X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Forget Frosty... there's a new snowman tromping through Droon! An ancient snow beast named Murn has woken up from a deep sleep, and he is NOT a morning person. In fact, Murn is destroying villages all over Droon! Eric and his friends must journey up north to the mysterious ice caves to stop the beast. Finding the cave entrance is tricky, but that's nothing compared to what they find deep inside. Surprise! The "ice beast" is not at all what they expected...

The Ice Cave

A Woman’s Adventures from the Mojave to the Antarctic

Author: Lucy Jane Bledsoe

Publisher: Terrace Books

ISBN: 0299218430

Category: Nature

Page: 182

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For Lucy Jane Bledsoe, wilderness had always been a source of peace. But during one disastrous solo trip in the wintry High Sierra she came face to face with a crisis: the wilderness no longer felt like home. The Ice Cave recounts Bledsoe’s wilderness journeys as she recovers her connection with the wild and discovers the meanings of fear and grace. These are Bledsoe’s gripping tales of fending off wolves in Alaska, encountering UFOs in the Colorado Desert, and searching for mountain lions in Berkeley. Her memorable story “The Breath of Seals” takes readers to Antarctica, the wildest continent on earth, where she camped out with geologists, biologists, and astrophysicists. These fresh and deeply personal narratives remind us what it means to be simply one member of one species, trying to find food and shelter—and moments of grace—on our planet.

Ice Caves of Pluto

Author: David Orme,Peter Richardson

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1434212750

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Billy Blaster travels to Pluto with his friend Wu Hoo, and finds his alien friends, the Snurgons, frozen stiff in their ship.

Encyclopedia of Caves

Author: William B. White,David C. Culver

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123838339

Category: Science

Page: 966

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Encyclopedia of Caves is a self-contained, beautifully illustrated work dedicated to caves and their unique environments. It includes more than 100 comprehensive articles from leading scholars and explorers in 15 different countries. Each entry is detailed and scientifically sound, yet accessible for students and non-scientists. This large-format reference is enchanced with hundreds of full-color photographs, maps, and drawings from the authors' own work, which provide unique images of the underground environment. Global in reach--authors are an international team of experts covering caves from around the world Includes 24 new articles commissioned especially for this 2nd edition Articles contain extensive bibliographies cross-referencing related essays Hundreds of color photographs, maps, charts and illustrations of cave features and biota A-Z sequence and a comprehensive index allow for easy location of topics Glossary presents definitions of all key vocabulary items

Ice Caves of Leelanau

A Visual Exploration by Ken Scott

Author: Kenneth Allen Scott,Jerry Dennis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780974206851

Category: Ice caves

Page: 48

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Photographer Ken Scott's images of Lake Michigan ice phenomena in Leelanau County, Michigan.

Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland

Author: George Forrest Browne

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9780554248400

Category: Reference

Page: 296

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Boffin Boy and the Ice Caves of Pluto

Author: David Orme

Publisher: Ransom Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781841676265

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 36

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The Boffin Boy books all feature Rick Shaw, an extremely clever 14 year old who is only interested in science. When his father is killed he vows to use his scientific skills to fight evil - as Boffin Boy!In 'Boffin Boy and the Ice Caves of Pluto' Boffin Boy and Wu Pee decide to investigate the caves on Pluto. Who knows what they will find down there?Published by Ransom Publishing, the Boffin Boy series of 12 books is designed for young, independent readers, as well as struggling readers aged 8 to 14. The use of speech bubbles and a simplified Manga style ensure that the books have simple language and low word counts that are ideal for lower reading ages. All six books in Set Two have a reading age of 7 - 8.

Environment and Ecology in the Mediterranean Region

Author: Recep Efe,Munir Ozturk,Shahina Ghazanfar

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443838039

Category: Science

Page: 455

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The Mediterranean Basin with its mountainous shores, high biodiversity and spectacular scenery is located at the intersection of Africa and Eurasia. Through the 8000 years of human development in this area, there have been tremendous changes in its history and biogeography. Approximately 300 million people live here today. Although the evergreen maquis, vineyards, olive plantations and natural woodlands cover the lands all over the basin, it is facing severe destruction of habitats due to deforestation, intensive grazing, fires, and in particular, a severe coastal degradation due to infrastructure development, which is changing the landscape. Both the historical heritage and geography of the land is facing a great threat due to urbanisation and fragmentation. Time has come for its inhabitants to weigh their impact on its ecogeography in order to save the biodiversity as well as the history of the basin. This book synthesises the knowledge from different disciplines so as to increase awareness among the humans in the basin.

A View from the Bucket

A Grand Lake and McNabs Island Memoir

Author: Jean Redekopp

Publisher: Broken Jaw Press

ISBN: 9780921411529

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 96

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Turbulent Sea

Author: Christine Feehan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440638954

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan returns to the engrossing world of the paranormally gifted Drake sisters with the story of the wildest of them all... Joley Drake was born with a legacy of unexpected magical gifts, but it was the gift of singing that made her an overnight sensation—a rock and roll goddess trapped by fame, fortune, and ambition. Heated by the flush of success, Joley could have any man she wanted. But there’s only man who can give her what she really needs... Ilya Prakenskii is cool, inscrutable, dangerously sexy, and working in the shadow of his infamous reputation—that of a secret Russian hit man on the payroll of a notorious mobster. He’s the last man Joley should get close to, yet when her life is threatened on tour she has nowhere left to turn. But in the seductive safe keep of Ilya’s embrace, is Joley really as secure as she imagines?

Along Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail

Author: Bart Smith,Eric Sherman,Andrew Hanson

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299226640

Category: Photography

Page: 104

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Essays by notable writers--including journalists, scientists, poets, and others--add depth to the stunning images in a collection of photographs that were captured as the photographer hiked the Ice Age National Scenic Trail over the course of the four seasons. Original.