Fire Into Ice Book PDF

Fire Into Ice

  • Author : Vernon Frolick
  • Publisher : Raincoast Books
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 1551923343

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Fire Into Ice Book Description :

The amazing true life story of Chuck Fipke, the mining exploration geologist responsible for discovering the vast new diamond fields in Canada's North, reads like spell-binding adventure fiction.

Fire Into Ice Book PDF

Fire Into Ice

  • Author : James Houston
  • Publisher : Tundra Books (NY)
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0887764592

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Fire Into Ice Book Description :

The Canadian author and artist describes how he was invited to design glass sculptures for Steuben Glass, and how his experiences with glass helped to reawaken his appreciation for the beauty of the Frozen North

Barren Lands Book PDF

Barren Lands

  • Author : Kevin Krajick
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN : 9781504029162

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Barren Lands Book Description :

First published in 2001, Barren Lands is the classic true story of the men who sought—and found—a great diamond mine on the last frontier of the far north. From a bloody 18th-century trek across the Canadian tundra to the daunting natural forces facing protagonists Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson as they struggle against the mighty DeBeers cartel, this is the definitive account of one of the world’s great mineral discoveries. Combining geology, science history, raw nature, and high intrigue, it is also a tale of supreme adventure, taking the reader into a magical—and now fast-vanishing—wild landscape. Now in a newly revised and updated edition.

Fire  Ice  and Physics Book PDF

Fire Ice and Physics

  • Author : Rebecca C. Thompson
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9780262043076

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Fire Ice and Physics Book Description :

Exploring the science in George R. R. Martin's fantastical world, from the physics of an ice wall to the genetics of the Targaryens and Lannisters. Game of Thrones is a fantasy that features a lot of made-up science—fabricated climatology (when is winter coming?), astronomy, metallurgy, chemistry, and biology. Most fans of George R. R. Martin's fantastical world accept it all as part of the magic. A trained scientist, watching the fake science in Game of Thrones, might think, “But how would it work?” In Fire, Ice, and Physics, Rebecca Thompson turns a scientist's eye on Game of Thrones, exploring, among other things, the science of an ice wall, the genetics of the Targaryen and Lannister families, and the biology of beheading. Thompson, a PhD in physics and an enthusiastic Game of Thrones fan, uses the fantasy science of the show as a gateway to some interesting real science, introducing GOT fandom to a new dimension of appreciation. Thompson starts at the beginning, with winter, explaining seasons and the very elliptical orbit of the Earth that might cause winter to come (or not come). She tells us that ice can behave like ketchup, compares regular steel to Valyrian steel, explains that dragons are “bats, but with fire,” and considers Targaryen inbreeding. Finally she offers scientific explanations of the various types of fatal justice meted out, including beheading, hanging, poisoning (reporting that the effects of “the Strangler,” administered to Joffrey at the Purple Wedding, resemble the effects of strychnine), skull crushing, and burning at the stake. Even the most faithful Game of Thrones fans will learn new and interesting things about the show from Thompson's entertaining and engaging account. Fire, Ice, and Physics is an essential companion for all future bingeing.

Ice Into Fire Book PDF

Ice Into Fire

  • Author : Lilian Peake
  • Publisher : John Curley & Assoc
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN : 1555049354

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The Christian Union Book PDF

The Christian Union

  • Author : Henry Ward Beecher
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1883
  • Genre : Christianity
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : WISC:89092857408

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Fire And Ice Book PDF

Fire And Ice

  • Author : Laura Hamilton
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-03-30
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780753532461

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Fire And Ice Book Description :

At work Nina is known as the Ice Queen, as her frosty demeanour makes her colleagues think she's equally cold in bed. But what they don't know is that she spends her free time acting out sleazy scenarios with her boyfriend, Andrew, in which she's a prostitute and he's a punter. But when Andrew starts inviting his less-than-respectable friends to join in their games, things begin to get strange and Nina finds herself being drawn deeper into London's seedy underworld, where everything is for sale and nothing is what it seems.

Fire Island Book PDF

Fire Island

  • Author : George Manville Fenn
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-07-17
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN : 9783752313987

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The Boy s Holiday Book Book PDF

The Boy s Holiday Book

  • Author : T. E. Fuller
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1865
  • Genre : Amusements
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : OXFORD:600079413

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The Forge  Fire and Ice Book PDF

The Forge Fire and Ice

  • Author : Danuta Reah
  • Publisher : Fantastic Books Publishing
  • Release Date :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9781912053032

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The Forge Fire and Ice Book Description :

With a Foreword by actor, Simon Fisher-Becker, the dystopian SciFan anthology, The Forge: Fire and Ice, explores a multitude of themes in a set of fast-paced stories that pull you into different worlds from war to deep-space mining, from a portal within a yellow bus to a worm in a toffee apple, through fire and water, lore and legend.

Text book on Steam and Steam Engines Book PDF

Text book on Steam and Steam Engines

  • Author : Andrew Jamieson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1895
  • Genre : Steam engineering
  • Pages : 454
  • ISBN : MINN:31951T00252217W

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Fire   Ice Book PDF

Fire Ice

  • Author : Rachel Spangler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-10-22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN : 161294163X

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Fire Ice Book Description :

Will the heat building between a disgraced reporter and a rising curling star melt the already thin ice they each are on?

Fire and Ice Book PDF

Fire and Ice

  • Author : Pauline Kelly
  • Publisher : Gill Education
  • Release Date : 2016-04-08
  • Genre : English language
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0717169839

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Fire and Ice Book Description :

Fire and Ice 2 for second and third year students completes the Fire and Ice series for Junior Cycle English.

Through Ice   Fire Book PDF

Through Ice Fire

  • Author : Sarah Laverick
  • Publisher : Macmillan Publishers Aus.
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Genre : Transportation
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781760788018

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Through Ice Fire Book Description :

The wild and desolate expanses of Antarctica have been the setting for many famous exploits and misadventures: a place where every decision has life-or-death consequences. Legendary explorers such as Shackleton, Mawson and Scott continue to inspire to this day, and their faithful ships, the Endurance, Aurora and Tera Nova are vivid characters in their fateful voyages of discovery. The first and only Australian-built Antarctic flagship, Aurora Australis, and her crews have likewise secured a place in Antarctic history. This is the 30-year story of Aurora Australis and of her diverse charges - crew, technicians, scientists, explorers, writers and artists. It's the tale of a problem-plagued construction, two devastating fires, a crippling besetment in ice and a blizzard-induced grounding in Antarctica. It tells of brave rescue missions of other ships and their grateful crews, and of the heroic administering of medical help while battling life-threatening temperatures and hurricane-force winds. This is a tale of engineering brilliance, team tenacity and human resilience. It brings polar research to life and unveils stunning scientific discoveries. It transforms the Aurora Australis into a compelling character in Australia's chapter of Antarctic history and makes heroes of the men and women who have guided her through the most inhospitable seascapes on earth.