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Author De Porti, Andrea, 1968-
Title Explorers : the most exciting voyages of discovery--from the African expeditions to the lunar landing / Andrea De Porti ; [English translation, Paul Holberton].
Pub Info Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, c2011.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 910.9 DeP     AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Descript 60 folded p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 20 x 21 cm.
Note Translation of: Esploratori.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-56) and index.
Contents The explorers. Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke -- Ernest Doudart de Lagrée and Francis Garnier -- David Livingstone, Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs -- Henry Morton Stanley -- Timothy O'Sullivan, Challenger -- Nikolai Mihkailovich Przhevalsky -- Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Teobert Maler -- John William Lindt, Vittorio Bottego -- Fridtjof Nansen, Vittorio Sella -- Auguste Jean-Marie Pavie -- Isabella Bird Bishop -- Jean-Baptiste Marchand -- Francis Younghusband -- Alfred Wegener -- Robert Peary and Matthew Henson -- Jean-Baptiste Charcot -- Sven Hedin -- Roald Amundsen -- Robert Falcon Scott -- Katherine Routledge -- Gertrude Bell -- Cândido Rondon and Theodore Roosevelt -- Ernest Shackleton -- Ferdinand von Zeppelin and Hugo Eckener -- Howard Carter -- Rosita Forbes and Ahmed Hassanein Bey -- Alexandra David-Néel -- André Citroën -- Charles Lindbergh -- Albert H. MacCarthy -- Umberto Nobile -- Aimone di Savoia -- Ardito Desio -- Freya Stark -- Théodore Monod -- Hans Hass -- Maria Reiche -- Edmund Hillary -- Thor Heyerdahl -- William R. Anderson -- Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin -- Neil Armstrong -- The Apollo missions.
Summary "Innovative foldout pages provide an amazing visual reference to major expeditions of discovery from the past 150 years."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Explorers -- Biography.
Explorers -- History -- 19th century.
Explorers -- History -- 20th century.
Discoveries in geography.
Add Author Holberton, Paul.
ISBN 9781554079223 (bound)
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