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The great explorers
Robin Hanbury-Tenison

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The great explorers
edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Published 2010 by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

Presents biographies of forty explorers that reveal their lives, motives, and passions while discovering different parts of the world.

Table of Contents

Searching beyond the horizon
The oceans
Christopher Columbus
Vasco da Gama
Ferdinand Magellan
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville
James Cook
The land
Hernando de Soto
Lewis and Clark
Thomas Baines
Richard Burton
Nain Singh
Nikolai Przhevalsky
Ney Elias
Francis Younghusband
Marc Aurel Stein
Rivers
Samuel de Champlain
James Bruce
Alexander Mackenzie
Mungo Park
John Hanning Speke
David Livingstone
Francis Garnier
Henry Morton Stanley
Polar ice
Fridtjof Nansen
Edward Wilson
Roald Amundsen
Wally Herbert
Deserts
Heinrich Barth
Charles Sturt
Gertrude Bell
Harry St. John Philby
Ralph Bagnold
Wilfred Thesiger
Life on earth
Alexander von Humboldt
Marianne North
Alfred Russel Wallace
Frank Kingdon-Ward
New Frontiers
Gino Watkins
Yuri Gagarin
Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Andrew James Eavis.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
910.922
Library of Congress
G200 .G74 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
304 p. :
Number of pages
304

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25101262M
ISBN 10
050025169X
ISBN 13
9780500251690
LC Control Number
2010923284
OCLC/WorldCat
601098757

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