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- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2011; Not Available
An epic visual guide to the most intrepid explorers in history Go on an extraordinary adventure with some of the world's greatest explorers - from Pytheas to Darwin. Written accounts in the explorers' own words, together with beautiful illustrations from their journals, tell the stories of their extraordinary adventures while special maps show... more...
- Greystone Books 2010; US$ 14.95
The first women archaeologists were Victorian era adventurers who felt most at home when farthest from it. Canvas tents were their domains, hot Middle Eastern deserts their gardens of inquiry and labor. Thanks to them, prevailing ideas about feminine nature ? soft, nurturing, submissive ? were upended. Ladies of the Field tells the story of seven... more...
- Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 15.50
Although John Wesley Powell and party are usually given credit for the first river descent through the Grand Canyon, the ghost of James White has haunted those claims. White was a Colorado prospector, who, almost two years before Powell's journey, washed up on a makeshift raft at Callville, Nevada. His claim to have entered the Colorado above... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 35.00
In August 1914, days before the outbreak of the First World War, the renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. Weaving a treacherous path through the freezing Weddell Sea,... more...
- InfoStrategist.com 2004; US$ 4.99
World-renowned polar explorer Captain Roald Amundsen?s (1872-1928) conversational, candid, and engrossing account of his Norwegian expedition?s successful race, first aboard the Fram and then by dogsled, to be the first to reach the South Pole. more...
- InfoStrategist.com 2004; US$ 5.99
Narratives of Antarctic exploration and adventure by two world-renowned polar explorers ? Captain Roald Amundsen?s account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the ?Fram? (1910-1912) and Sir Ernest Shackleton?s account of the British expedition (1914-1917) aboard the Endurance and the Aurora. more...