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Arctic Sky (The)by John Macdonald
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An exploration of the arctic sky — its constellations, legends and mythology, the sun, moon, planets, and 'shooting stars, ' as well as atmospheric phenomena such as aurora borealis. Combining interviews with the Inuit elders and the historical records of arctic explorers and other keen observers, The Arctic Sky is a guided tour of the arctic universe.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-309) and index.
Table of Contents
The Artic sky — The universe — Stars, constellations, and planets — Sun, moon, and eclipses — The atmosphere — Navigation — Time — Igloolik legends — Inuktitut transcriptions — Selected legends.
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