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THE WORLD OF ICE James L. Dyson 1962 1st ed or 1963 3rd prtg Hardcover DJ Very Good Multiple Copies Available
By Dyson, James L.
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New York, Knopf, 1962, 1st edition or 1963 3rd printing. 292 pp, 83 b/w photos, 2 charts and 3 maps drawn by Rafael Palacios, pictorial end papers. Blue hardcover with dust jacket - may be Ex Lib. Jackets are all chipped (paper may be poor). Very Good condition overall.

The power of ice affects the climate, shapes the landscape, influences the water supply, and moves minerals about. James Dyson, distinguished geologist, not only describes this world, but also tells us where the ice came from, how it formed, what it will do in the future, and how it is affecting the lives of people and other creatures. 

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