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On assignment with National Geographic : the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers

Author: Mark Collins Jenkins
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 125th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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"Captures the heart of the National Geographic Society's fascinating history, from its beginnings as a scientific club in 1888 to its latest achievements- from Jacques Cousteau's pioneering underwater expeditions to James Cameron's record-breaking descent to the floor of the Mariana Trench. Meet the stars- Louis Leakey, Jane Goodall, Bob Ballard, Sylvia Earle, Spencer Wells, and others whose work has shaped enduring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Collins Jenkins
ISBN: 9781426210136 1426210132
OCLC Number: 793220412
Notes: Edition statement from cover.
Edition statement refers to the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society not the anniversary of the work's publication.
Description: 134 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction --
An invitation to explore --
The world and all that is in it --
Bringing color to the world --
Did you watch the geographic last night? --
Living with the planet --
The heart of adventure.
Responsibility: written by Mark Collins Jenkins.

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A tribute to National Geographic's 125 years of rousing history, the author explorers, scientists, photographers, and adventurers who have inspired millions around the world. It is updated with the  Read more...

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