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The explorer's eye : first-hand accounts of adventure and exploration

Author: Fergus Fleming; Annabel Merullo; Michael Palin; David Rowley
Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st hardcover ed. in U.SView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fergus Fleming; Annabel Merullo; Michael Palin; David Rowley
ISBN: 1585677663 9781585677665
OCLC Number: 62153652
Description: 264 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: To the great barrier reef and beyond / Joseph Banks --
Epic voyages to the South Seas / James Cook --
Passage to Tahiti / Louis-Antoine De Bougainville --
Botanical studies in South America / Alexander von Humboldt --
Into the wilderness of North America / Meriwether Lewis & William Clark --
Voyage to the Niger / Mungo Park --
Saharan experiences / George Lyon --
The quest for the North West Passage / John Franklin --
The slave trail to Chad / Dixon Denham, Hugh Clapperton, & Walter Oudney --
Finding the fabled city of Timbuctoo / René Caillié --
Icebound in the Arctic / John Ross --
The lost cities of Central America / John Stephens --
The voyage of the Beagle / Charles Darwin --
First landing on the Antarctic continent / Julies-Sébastian-César Dumont D'Urville --
Stranded in search of the Pole / Elisha Kent Kane --
In Africa and the Orient / Richard Burton --
Mapping Australia / Charles Sturt --
The source of the Nile / John Hanning Speke --
A Victorian in Africa / Sam Baker --
The conquest of the Matterhorn / Edward Whymper --
Marooned off Greenland / Carl Koldewey & Paul Hegemann --
Through the African interior / David Livingstone --
Britain's attempt at the North Pole / George Nares --
Congo journey / Henry Morton Stanley. An Englishwoman abroad / Isabella Bird --
Farthest North / Fridtjof Nansen --
Tales from Tibet / Francis Younghusband --
Adventures in Central Asia / Sven Hedin --A voyage in the Artctic Sea / Duke of Abruzzi --
Nearest the Pole / Robert Edwin Peary --
The great Arctic fraud / Frederick Cook --
The discovery of Machu Picchu / Hiram Bingham --
First to the South Pole / Roald Amundsen --
Tragedy in the Antarctic / Robert Falcon Scott --
A solitary march in Antarctica / Douglas Mawson --
Quest for survival in Antarctica / Ernest Shackleton --
Mystery on Everest / George Mallory --
Zeppelins on top of the world / Umberto Nobile --
Alone on the Greenland ice cap / August Courtauld --
Into the stratosphere / Auguste Piccard --
Adventures in Brazil / Peter Fleming --
Trekking in Arabia / Freya Stark --
Exploring the deep / William Beebe --
By plane to the Poles / Richard Byrd --
Kon-Tiki's Pacific voyage / Thor Heyerdahl --
Travels in Southern Arabia / Wilfred Thesiger --
The summit of Annapurna / Maurice Herzog --
The conquest of Everest / Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay --
First crossing of Antarctica / Vivian Fuchs --
Underwater discoveries / Jacques Cousteau --
On foot across the Polar pack / Wally Herbert --
Footsteps on the moon / Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins --
The trans-global expedition / Ranulph Fiennes --
Around the world by balloon / Bertrand Piccard.
Other Titles: First-hand accounts of adventure and exploration
1st hand accounts of adventure and exploration
Responsibility: edited by Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo ; introduction by Michael Palin ; designed by David Rowley.

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