An extreme dive under the Antarctic ice
|Format:||Print Book 2003|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Antarctica is the coldest continent on Earth. So why would anyone want to swim in the Antarctic Ocean? As risky as this may sound, some scientists have done just that. In this exciting account, readers will follow a group of divers as they fly to Antarctica, ride across the ice to the dive hole, and finally, plunge underneath the ice to the ocean floor. Along the way readers will become familiar with the many fascinating forms of wildlife that inhabit this frozen area of the world. This captivating book will help young people learn about Antarctica and the ecological issues facing the continent today.
ContentsOn the Antarctic ice
The mission beneath the ice
Into the freezing ocean
Descent to the bottom
Back to the surface.
|Series||Matsen, Bradford. Incredible deep-sea adventures.|
-- Ross Sea
-- Juvenile literature.
Underwater exploration -- Antarctica -- Ross Sea -- Juvenile literature.
Deep diving -- Antarctica -- Ross Sea.
Underwater exploration -- Antarctica -- Ross Sea.
|Publisher|| Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,2003
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.