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Antarctica at the close of a millennium

International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (8th 1999 Wellington, N.Z.)

Antarctica at the close of a millennium

proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Wellington, 1999

by International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (8th 1999 Wellington, N.Z.)

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Published by Royal Society of New Zealand in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

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  • Antarctica
    • Subjects:
    • Earth sciences -- Antarctica -- Congresses.,
    • Antarctica -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditors, J.A. Gamble, D.N.B. Skinner, S. Henrys.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesThe Royal Society of New Zealand bulletin,, 35
      ContributionsGamble, John A., Skinner, D. N. B., Henrys, S., Royal Society of New Zealand.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG845.5 .I56 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 652 p. :
      Number of Pages652
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3754335M
      ISBN 101877264067
      LC Control Number2003447137

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      The enduring power of the new millennium romantic comedy, proves that therein lies something deeper and worth investigating. This new work draws together a discussion of the full range of romantic comedies in the new millennium, exploring the cycles of films that tackle areas including teen romance, the new career woman, women as action heroes Missing: Antarctica. Thus, the first century ran for years from A.D.1 until the end of A.D. ; the first millennium, from A.D.1 until the end of A.D. ; and so the current millennium will not end until.

        The Millennium Seed Bank is a global seed garden of epic proportions. By , the project had amassed about 10 percent of the world’s , .   Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, and sometimes the darkest place on Earth. And yet hundreds of people go there each year to conduct scientific research and .


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