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Back: Bryan and Cherry Alexander Photography: Hans Jensen. Brrr! Find out what itÕs like in some of the coldest, snowiest, most frozen places in the world. Consultants Bryan and Cherry Alexander are writers and photographers who have specialized in polar regions since 1971.

Ice crystals stick together to form snowflakes before they fall. tusk a hard, toothlike horn. Some walruses have long tusks. tentacle a long, flexible armlike body part that water creatures like squid and octopus use for touching and grasping. wing span the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other when the wings are outstretched. 47 Index Alaska Pipeline 42-43 algae 28, 30, 31 frostbite 11, 39 frost flowers 6 albatross 18-19 Amundsen, Roald 38 Amundsen-Scott station 36 Antarctic Treaty 5, 42 auks 18 aurora australis 12-13 aurora borealis 12-13 Avery, Tom 39 glaciers 6 ground squirrels 22 baleen 26-27 balok 35, 41 birds 18-19, 31 blubber 15, 25 breathing holes 24 caribou 20 Chukchi people 35 climate 4-5 cold 10-11 crabs 28 hares 22-23 Henson, Matthew 39 hibernation 21 ice 6-7, 8-9, 44, 45 icebergs 6, 8-9 ice breakers 7 ice caps 6, 10 ice crystals 7 ice floes 7 Inuit people 30, 34, 35, 37, 39, 41 Iqaluit 36 jellyfish 28 krill 31 lemmings 22 McMurdo station 36 meltwater 7 minerals 42-43 mining 42-43, 44-45 musk oxen 21 narwhal 26 native peoples 34-35 Nenets people 35 Nunavut 36, 37 oil 42, 43, 44, 45 ozone layer 44, 45 pancake ice 7 Peary, Robert 39 penguins 16-17, 31 Polar bear featherduster worm 29 fish 28-29, 30-31 flowers 32-33 foxes 22-23 fossil fuels 42-43, 45 Acknowledgments Dorling Kindersley would like to thank: Andy Cooke for his original illustrations; Peter Bull for maps; Martin Copeland and Rose Horridge for picture research administration; and Zahavit Shalev and Carrie Love for editorial assistance.

They reached the pole five weeks before Scott and left a flag and a tent there for him to find. Double triumph Fifteen years later, in 1926, Roald Amundsen (above) arrived at the North Pole by balloon. He was the first person in history to travel to both poles. 38 Peary’s route Arctic North Pole Ellesmere Island Cape Columbia Winning team Reaching the top Few people believed Peary’s claims. Experts needed evidence from more than one person, but they didn’t trust anyone who wasn’t white. Brave leader Robert Peary, Matthew Henson (an African American), and a mostly Inuit team started off for the North Pole from Cape Columbia in 1909.

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