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Arctic and Antarctic by DK Publishing

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Fascinating images and targeted details. i have used it within the lecture room for a source for historical past info at the Artic. My scholars loved paging via it and discovered much from it.

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Avery duplicated Peary’s journey and matched his time. Animal power In freezing temperatures and dangerous conditions, animals often provide the best form of transportation. Breeding and training them to pull heavy loads is an important part of many Arctic cultures. Sled animal facts •Despite their strength and size, malamutes are useless guard dogs—they like people! •A husky’s eyes can each be a different color. • Samoyeds have thick white fur that Arctic people once used to make clothing. Winning team In heavy snow and ice, most normal loads are pulled by teams of husky dogs, who offer the perfect combination of strength, speed, and resistance to cold.

Winning team In heavy snow and ice, most normal loads are pulled by teams of husky dogs, who offer the perfect combination of strength, speed, and resistance to cold. Follow the leader Each dog has its own position on a sled team. The lead dog is always harnessed first, and released last, because the others get upset if they’re attached to the sled without a leader at the front. 40 Reindeer removals Dolgan reindeer herders in Siberia take their huts—called baloks—with them on their travels. To do this, they build the huts on runners, then hitch them to a team of reindeer.

Getty Images: Hulton Archive 11cla; The Image Bank 41br; Science Faction 12-13, 13tr; Stock Image 23fbl; Stone 12tl, 19br, 20-21; Visuals Unlimited 11cra. ImageState/Pictor: Mark Newman 17br. com: Daniel Cox 3r. Science Photo Library: Doug Allan 26crb; Christian Darkin 26cl; Bernhard Edmaier 5tr; Richard Ellis 27t; NASA 45c; Mark Newman 14bl; Andrew Syred 14cl, 27cb. com: 15crb, 21tc, 21br; Michael S. Nolan 23cla. Still Pictures: Kelvin Aitken 24-25; Carlo Dani & Ingrid Jeske 25br; Patrick Frischknecht 25tr; Steven Kazlowski 14-15, 22l; Lynn Rogers 15bl; Kevin Schafer 26bl; Norbert Wu 28c.

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