What is an igloo?

Answer Where the eskimos and inuit people live.

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How Does an Igloo Keep You Warm?

When one thinks of an Eskimo, chances are those thoughts are immediately followed by thoughts involving round, ice houses known as "igloos." According to the online New World Encyclopedia, in the A... Read More »

Who invented the igloo?

The ancestors of the modern Inuit (Eskimo) people of Canada and Greenland invented the word igloo ("iglu" in Inuit) to describe an Inuit house. The term not only describes the temporary, dome-shape... Read More »

Who made the igloo?

Igloos (meaning "house" in the Inuit language) are traditional winter shelters built by the Inuit people, who live above the Arctic Circle in North America and Greenland. They are built predominant... Read More »

How warm is an igloo?

An igloo has three tiers, the coldest at the bottom and the warmest at the top (as heat rises). People generally sleep on the top tier, where it tends to be around 20 degrees Fahrenheit. This is su... Read More »