"Over 30 years ago, the scientific community was thrilled by the discovery of Lake Vostok. Covered by 4000 meters of thick ice, this vast freshwater lake, up to more than 1000 meters deep, has been separated from the rest of the world for a million years." "The Antarctic Subglacial Lake Vostok is the first book to tell the story of the lake from a multi-disciplinary viewpoint: glaciology, geology, biology and engineering. It shows how the theories that the lake existed were finally proved by observations and analyses of the scientific data that have been gathered over the past decades."--BOOK JACKET.
Rocket Phonics reading books are fully decodable phonics books allowing children to practise their phonic skills in context, developing emerging reading skills. A man is lying on Ant's nest and blocking the ants from going in and out. Can Cat and Dog help Ant and get the man off the nest? Or will Ant have to find another way to get him moving? Reading age: 4-5 years
"Nothing, sir, can induce me to surrender my claim." "I am sorry, count, but in such a matter your views cannot modify mine." "But allow me to point out that my seniority unquestionably gives me a prior right." "Mere seniority, I assert, in an affair of this kind, cannot possibly entitle you to any prior claim whatever." "Then, captain, no alternative is left but for me to compel you to yield at the sword's point." "As you please, count; but neither sword nor pistol can force me to forego my pretensions. Here is my card." "And mine." This rapid altercation was thus brought to an end by the formal interchange of the names of the disputants. On one of the cards was inscribed:
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