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Storms, Ice, and Whales

The Antarctic Adventures of a Dutch Artist on a Norwegian Whaler
  • 360 Pages
  • 3.54 MB
  • English
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Travelers, Polar Regions, Biography / Autobiography, Whaling, Travel, Voyages and travels, Personal Memoirs, Arctic regions, Travel writing, Antarctica, 1889-1966, Does, Willem van
ContributionsRuth van Baak Griffioen (Translator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7903272M
ISBN 100802821251
ISBN 139780802821256

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Noongwook, who still hunts whales, showed me a book he co-authored, Watching Ice and Weather Our Way, which records Eskimo observations of the natural world.

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