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Expedition handbook

Author: Shane Winser; Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain); Institute of British Geographers.
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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This expedition handbook contains advice ranging from how to survive in the rainforest or desert to caving and canoeing, from first aid and fundraising to photography, navigation, insurance and leadership. A directory of suppliers is provided.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Winser; Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain); Institute of British Geographers.
ISBN: 1861970447 9781861970442
OCLC Number: 55495393
Notes: At head of title: Royal Geographical Society, with the Institute of British Geographers.
Description: viii, 502 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: edited by Shane Winser.

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Offers information and advice for the adventurous traveller. This book explains why divers shouldn't wear gloves, why sharpening machetes can affect navigation in the rainforest and how aluminium  Read more...

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'Anyone foolish enough to think about adventurous travel needs help. There could be no better source than this invaluable handbook. It would be a mistake to set out without studying it carefully.' - Read more...

 
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