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An extreme dive under the Antarctic ice

by Matsen, Bradford.

Format: Print Book 2003
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Teen Non-Fiction YA 551.46 Mat
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
 
Collection  Teen Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  YA 551.46 Mat
 
 
Summary
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.
Contents
On the Antarctic ice
The mission beneath the ice
Into the freezing ocean
Descent to the bottom
Back to the surface.

Additional Information
Series Matsen, Bradford. Incredible deep-sea adventures.
Subjects Deep diving -- Antarctica -- 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
Language English
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
ISBN 0766021904 (hardcover)
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