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Twenty explorers.

Author: Andrew Langley; Edward Mortelmans
Publisher: Wayland, 1988.
Series: Twenty names.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brief biographies of twenty important explorers from Marco Polo to Thor Heyerdahl.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Langley; Edward Mortelmans
ISBN: 1852104511 9781852104511
OCLC Number: 17952199
Description: 48 pages.
Contents: The challenge of the unknown; Marco Polo; Ibn Battuta; Christopher Columbus; Ferdinand Magellan; Henry Hudson; Francisco de Orellana; Vitus Bering; James Cook; Alexander von Humbolt; Meriwether Lewis and William Clark; Burke and Wills; Samuel and Florence Baker; Henry Morton Stanley; Paul du Chaillu; Mary Kingsley; Roald Amundsen; Ernest Shackleton; Sven Hedin; Freya Stark; Thor Heyerdahl.
Series Title: Twenty names.

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A study of the lives and achievements of 20 men and women throughout history and up to the present day, who have opened up unexplored and uncharted regions of the world or given us a greater  Read more...

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