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Alexander von Humboldt, colossus of exploration

Author: Ann Gaines
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©1991.
Series: World explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life and times of the German scientist and geographer who helped found modern geography and pioneered in plant geography and climatology.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies
Named Person: Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Gaines
ISBN: 0791013138 9780791013137
OCLC Number: 21875039
Description: 111 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Unlimited Horizons --
In a Divine Country --
To the Casiquiare --
The Quindio Pass --
A Dreadful Abyss --
A Premature Burial --
The Man Who Knew Everything --
Cosmos.
Series Title: World explorers.
Responsibility: Ann Gaines.

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