The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

Greenland: a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a population of just 56,000. The ice sheet that covers it is 700 miles wide and 1,500 miles long, and is composed of nearly three quadrillion tons of ice. For the last 150 years, explorers and scientists have sought to understand Greenland--at first hoping that it would serve as a gateway to Greenland: a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a population of just 56,000. The ice sh...

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Title:The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future
Author:Jon Gertner
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:418 pages pages