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Explorer

Author: Rupert Matthews
Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2012.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text examine the history of explorers and exploration, and highlight many of their discoveries.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Matthews
ISBN: 9780756698263 075669826X 9780756698256 0756698251
OCLC Number: 806210650
Notes: At head of title: Eyewitness.
"Discover the story of exploration-- from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Early explorers --
Egyptian expeditions --
Imperial expansion --
Viking voyages --
Polynesian settlers --
The Silk Road --
Arab adventurers --
Age of Exploration --
New World --
Around the world --
Life at sea --
Tricks of the trade --
Gold, the gospel --
Great South Sea --
The Endeavour --
Across Australia --
Northwest passage --
North America tamed --
The Dark Continent --
Naturalist explorers --
North Pole --
South Pole --
Pioneers of the air --
Into outer space --
Exploring the deep --
Exploration routes --
Did you know? --
Timeline of explorers --
Glossary.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness explorer
Responsibility: written by Rupert Matthews.
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Photographs and text examine the history of explorers and exploration, and highlight many of their discoveries.

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