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Architect: vernacular - Date: unknown Location: Arctic - Building Type: nomadic house Style: Inuit Vernacular Construction System: cut snow masonry

Igloo - Wikipedia


An igloo also known as a snow house or snow hut, is a type of shelter built of snow, typically built when the snow can be easily compacted. Although igloos are  ...

The Snow House - Igloo | Facts For Kids, Science « Kinooze


Aug 22, 2012 ... Igloos, or the Ice Houses are generally built of snow and ice in very cold places. An igloo is a dome-shaped building, with blocks of ice built up ...

Five facts about igloos - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Entertainment ...


Mar 7, 2014 ... Scouts sit in a illuminated new built igloo, on the glacier of Plaine morte (dead plain) in Crans Montana, in the alps of the canton of valais in ...

What is an Igloo?


Igloo or Iglu is a snow house that is dome shaped. Originally used by the Eskimos as a temporary shelter or for hunting expeditions, an Igloo has become an ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Are Igloos&v=5aEkhhrQEOU
Dec 7, 2010 ... This video just talks about the build. For step by step video please check out my later (much better) video here: ...

Igloo: Arctic Native Indian Houses for kids *** - Native Indian Tribes


Visit this site for facts and pictures of the Igloo. Description of the Igloo, a Native American Indian shelter and style of house. Discover how the Igloo was built and  ...

History of the Igloo for Kids | Our Everyday Life


The igloo is a small house made of snow, perfectly suited to a cold, arctic environment where building materials such as wood, stone and brick are not available.

igloo | dwelling | Britannica.com


Jul 20, 1998 ... Temporary winter home or hunting-ground dwelling of Canadian and Greenland Inuit (Eskimos). The term igloo, or iglu, from Eskimo igdlu ...

How Igloos Work | HowStuffWorks


Igloos were created by Inuit Indians as temporary houses to use on fishing and hunting expeditions. Learn about igloos and find out how to construct an igloo.