Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights

Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights

Book - 2003
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Imagine a land where the sun rises at 1:58 a.m. in the summer and shines for less than four hours on a winter's day. The animals in the wilderness near Fairbanks, Alaska, witness some of the world's greatest temperature extremes and light variations every year. At an average low of -16 degrees Fahrenheit, the winters may be unpleasantly frigid, but the light shows are always glorious!

Acclaimed author Debbie S. Miller details the sunsets, twilight, alpenglow, diamond dust, and other quietly beautiful phenomena that color "the Land of the Midnight Sun," describing each animal's activities in both the warm and cold seasons. The dramatic changes in light are captured perfectly in Jon Van Zyle's striking illustrations.

Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2003.
ISBN: 9780802788573
0802788572
9780802788566
0802788564
Branch Call Number: j 591.998 MILLER D
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Van Zyle, Jon

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