Book ID: 106369
The Arctic Guide: Wildlife in the Far North. 2016. 200 col. photogr. 800 col. maps. 544 p. Hardcover.
The Arctic Guide presents the traveler and naturalist with a portable, authoritative guide to the flora and fauna of earths northernmost region. Featuring superb color illustrations, this one-of-a-kind book covers the complete spectrum of wildlifemore than 800 species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals that inhabit the Arctics polar deserts, tundra, taiga, sea ice, and oceans. It can be used anywhere in the entire Holarctic region, including Norways Svalbard archipelago, Siberia, the Russian Far East, islands of the Bering Sea, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, and Greenland. Detailed species accounts describe keyidentification features, size, habitat, range, scientific name, and the unique characteristics that enable these organisms to survive in the extreme conditions of the Far North. A color distribution map accompanies each species account, and alternative namesin German, French, Norwegian, Russian, Inuit, and Inupiaq are alsoprovided.