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2 edition of Changing Greenland. found in the catalog.

Changing Greenland.

Geoffrey Williamson

Changing Greenland.

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Published by Library Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenland -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography

    StatementWith an introd. by Ole Bjorn Kraft
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22794301M


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Greenland's climate past and present could presage our climate future. Abrupt climate change would be cataclysmic: the melting of Greenland's ice shelf would cause sea levels to rise twenty-four feet worldwide; lower Manhattan would be underwater and Florida's coastline would recede to by: 5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williamson, Geoffrey. Changing Greenland. Library Publishers [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williamson, Geoffrey. Changing Greenland. London, Sidgwick and Jackson [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic examines the international politics of semi-independent Greenland in a changing and increasingly globalised Arctic.

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