Stories from Pacific & Arctic Canada

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Macmillan of Canada , Toronto
Short stories, Canadian (English) -- British Columbia, Short stories, Canadian (English) -- Arctic re
Statementa selection by Andreas Schroeder & Rudy Wiebe.
ContributionsWiebe, Rudy Henry, 1934-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 284 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23758410M
ISBN 100770511457

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The Arctic is located at the northernmost part of our planet. Scientists usually define the Arctic as the area above the ‘Arctic Circle’ — an imaginary line that circles around the top of the globe.

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