Bodies From the Ice

Bodies From the Ice

Melting Glaciers and the Rediscovery of the Past

Book - 2008
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Recounts the discovery of the oldest human mummy in the 1990s by two mountain climbers on the Austrian border, in this exciting volume that reveals how glaciers, hulking masses of moving ice, are now offering up many secrets from the past.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008
ISBN: 9780618800452
Branch Call Number: J 599.9 DEEM
Characteristics: 58 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 x 26 cm


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ArapahoeTeens Jan 03, 2017

Love mummies?! Check out these frozen ones, as well as other bodies that have become frozen in the ice.

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Jul 04, 2017

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May 13, 2015

He was named Ötzi and he is the oldest human mummy preserved in ice ever found. James Deem uses images to show in graphic detail the discovery of Ötzi and brings the concept of global warming into a new perspective. The images are captivating and may be unsettling to some readers.


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