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Unlocking secrets of the unknown with National Geographic

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at some of the many projects the National Geographic Society has funded with research grants since 1890.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Unlocking secrets of the unknown with National Geographic.
Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1993
(OCoLC)755265250
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
ISBN: 0870449087 9780870449086
OCLC Number: 28548257
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 200 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Early expeditions / Leslie Allen --
The search for human beginnings / Leslie Allen --
Peoples past and present / Ron Fisher --
Observing animals in the wild / Jennifer C. Urquhart --
Adventures in tracking / Seymour L. Fishbein --
Exploring beneath the sea / Richard M. Crum --
The future / Ron Fisher.
Responsibility: prepared by the Book Division, National Geographic Society.

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Since 1890 National Geographic have awarded over 5000 research grants to scientists and explorers to help unravel the mysteries of the earth. This book chronicles the work of some of them, including  Read more...

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