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170p. bibliog. An historical study of beliefs and research on the northern lights, or aurora borealis. It begins with references to the phenomenon in the works of the Greek philosophers and proceeds to discuss the different explanations given in the mythology, literature and early science of Scandinavia. There is also a discussion of early scientific theories as well as the treatment of the aurora borealis in poetry and imaginative writing and in art. 61 Majestic lights; the aurora in science, history, and the arts.

2nd ed. 60p. bibliog. (Special Publication, no. 4). The object of this glossary is to cover the minimum number of terms required by anyone working in a polar environment. It covers snow, floating ice, land ice and ice in the atmosphere. Also included are linguistic equivalents of terms used in eight languages. Every term is accompanied by an appropriate illustrative photograph. Page 10 40 The world of ice. James L. Dyson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. 305p. map. bibliog. A popular account of snow and ice worldwide, in the polar regions and on mountains, covering its influence on man and its economic effects.

Grover 19 Algeria, Richard I. Lawless 20 Sri Lanka, Vijaya Samaraweera 21 Belize, Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr. 23 Luxembourg, Carlo Hury and Jul Christophory 24 Swaziland, Balam Nyeko 25 Kenya, Robert L. Collison 26 India, Brijen K. Gupta and Datta S. Kharbas 27 Turkey, Merel Güçlü 28 Cyprus, P. M. Kitromilides and M. L. Evriviades 29 Oman, Frank A. Clements 31 Finland, J. E. O. Screen 32 Poland, Richard C. Lewanski 33 Tunisia, Allan M. Findlay, Anne M. Findlay and Richard I. Lawless 34 Scotland, Eric G.

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