Synopses & Reviews
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.