POLAR


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PoLARPolitical and Legal Anthropology Review (semiannual publication)
POLARPolar Plasma Laboratory (ISTP spacecraft)
POLARPolarization Observations of Large Angular Regions
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Indoors, and out-of-doors, the awful silence of the Polar desert reigns, for the moment, undisturbed.
During the slowly decreasing warmth of the Pliocene period, as soon as the species in common, which inhabited the New and Old Worlds, migrated south of the Polar Circle, they must have been completely cut off from each other.
As on the land, so in the waters of the sea, a slow southern migration of a marine fauna, which during the Pliocene or even a somewhat earlier period, was nearly uniform along the continuous shores of the Polar Circle, will account, on the theory of modification, for many closely allied forms now living in areas completely sundered.
Watson has recently remarked, 'In receding from polar towards equatorial latitudes, the Alpine or mountain floras really become less and less arctic.
The father of Keesh had been a very brave man, but he had met his death in a time of famine, when he sought to save the lives of his people by taking the life of a great polar bear.
The killing of a polar bear is very dangerous, but thrice dangerous is it, and three times thrice, to kill a mother bear with her cubs.
And this is the story of Keesh, who lived long ago on the rim of the polar sea.
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We want to definitively establish if the Polar Lander is there or not,'' said Sam Thurman, the flight operations director for the Polar Lander at JPL.
Since last year demonstrated there is enough chlorine in the atmosphere to foster large polar-ozone losses, he says the degree of loss in any year may depend on how quiet -- and hence how cold -- the polar upper atmosphere becomes.
The Arctic oceans give birth to intense meso-scale low-pressure systems, usually generated by outbreaks of cold, dry polar air over warm water.
Polar Bears and Penguins" helps children compare and contrast cold weather creatures from opposite poles with many detailed, color photos of penguins and polar bears in their frozen habitats at both poles.