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Title The great explorers / edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Publ Info London : Thames & Hudson, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  G200 .G74 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 304 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Searching beyond the horizon -- The oceans -- Christopher Columbus -- Vasco da Gama -- Ferdinand Magellan -- Louis-Antoine de Bougainville -- James Cook -- The land -- Hernando de Soto -- Lewis and Clark -- Thomas Baines -- Richard Burton -- Nain Singh -- Nikolai Przhevalsky -- Ney Elias -- Francis Younghusband -- Marc Aurel Stein -- Rivers -- Samuel de Champlain -- James Bruce -- Alexander Mackenzie -- Mungo Park -- John Hanning Speke -- David Livingstone -- Francis Garnier -- Henry Morton Stanley -- Polar ice -- Fridtjof Nansen -- Edward Wilson -- Roald Amundsen -- Wally Herbert -- Deserts -- Heinrich Barth -- Charles Sturt -- Gertrude Bell -- Harry St. John Philby -- Ralph Bagnold -- Wilfred Thesiger -- Life on earth -- Alexander von Humboldt -- Marianne North -- Alfred Russel Wallace -- Frank Kingdon-Ward -- New Frontiers -- Gino Watkins -- Yuri Gagarin -- Jacques-Yves Cousteau -- Andrew James Eavis
Note Presents biographies of forty explorers that reveal their lives, motives, and passions while discovering different parts of the world
LC subject Explorers -- Biography
Add Author Hanbury-Tenison, Robin
ISBN 9780500251690 (hbk.)
050025169X (hbk.)