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Antarctica and its resources

Barbara Mitchell

Antarctica and its resources

by Barbara Mitchell

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Published by Earthscan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antarctic Treaty -- (1959),
  • Fishing -- Antarctica.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Antarctica.,
  • Antarctica.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Barbara Mitchell and Jon Tinker.
    ContributionsTinker, Jon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14193085M
    ISBN 100905347137

    Antarctica is a desert, with annual precipitation of only mm (8 in) along the coast and far less inland. The temperature in Antarctica has reached − °C (− °F). Antarctica is a de facto condominium, governed by parties to the Antarctic Treaty System that have consulting status.   Steve Quayle discusses in his latest book that a hidden entrance to the empire beneath the Ice in Antarctica has been discovered during World War II, the secret Antarctica NAZI bases and their UFOs. Since the inauguration of the US President Donald Trump, world leaders have shown an unusually keen.

    This book is exactly like Antarctica itself: it's big, it's daunting, and requires commitment to finish from end to end. But it's also extremely well-written and never uninteresting. I agree with some of the other comments here that a map would have been helpful, but I found David Day to be a terrific writer and an extremely thorough researcher/5(15).   An excellent collection of Antarctica writing excerpts. The first half of the book, dealing with the explorers and the heroic age, was fabulous (five stars), the second half couldn't help but be a let-down, although I enjoyed the fictional bits better than the essay by the whiny woman in her bunk and the fellow who lost me with his talk of particles in the water/5(4).

    What is Human Resource Management? HRM is the study of activities regarding people working in an organization. It is a managerial function that tries to match an organization’s needs to the skills and abilities of its employees. Definitions of HRM Human resources management (HRM) is a management function concerned with hiring. In the UK, the penalty for infringement of these rules can be up to two years imprisonment, a fine, or both, anyone found guilty may be banned from travelling to Antarctica in the future. Other signatory nations of the Antarctic Treaty have similar regulations in place, the rules come from the internationally agreed Antarctic Treaty and not from the laws of individual countries.


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Informational (nonfiction), words, Level P (Grade 2) Multilevel Book also available in levels J and M Antarctica is one of the most mysterious continents, drawing both scientists and tourists to visit. Overview of Resources. Experts believe that mineral and metal resources are likely to be available in Antarctica.

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