Islands of the Arctic is a photographic observation of some of the most remote polar landscapes in the Northern Hemisphere. Over the last 30 or so years, the main visitors to these places have been scientists and, in particular, glaciologists. Julian Dowdeswell and Michael Hambrey are among the most distinguished glacial scientists, and have undertaken numerous field seasons at a full variety of locations within the Arctic. This book is a compilation (a very small sample in fact) of the authors’ personal photographic collections. As scientists, their field locations have been chosen for scientific value. In the Arctic such places...

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