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Author Kespert, Deborah.
Title Explore! : the most dangerous journeys of all time / Deborah Kespert.
Pub Info London : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
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book jacket
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 Marstons Mills-Children's  J 910.922 KES     AVAILABLE
Descript 96 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Great Explorers: Where and When -- Polar -- Race to the South Pole / Robert Scott, Roald Amundsen -- Ocean -- Voyage to New Worlds / Christopher Columbus -- Across the Sea of Darkness / Vasco da Gama -- Round-The-World Challenge / Ferdinand Magellan -- Into the Pacific / Abel Tasman -- Charting the South Seas / James Cook -- Land -- An Asian Adventure / Marco Polo -- Gold Rush in Florida / Hernando de Soto -- Taming the Wild West / Meriwether Lewis, William Clark -- Coast to Coast - Secret Africa / David Livingstone -- Surviving in the African Jungle / Mary Kingsley -- The Highest Mountain / Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay -- Alone on Top of the World / Reinhold Messner -- Desert -- Adventures in the Desert / Gertrude Bel! -- In Search of Ancient Kingdoms / Wilfred Thesiger -- Sky -- Pioneer of the Skies / Amelia Earhart -- New Frontiers -- The First into Space / Yuri Gagarin -- Setting Foot on the Moon / Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin -- To the Ocean Depths / Jacques-Yves Cousteau -- Extreme Challenges / Ranulph Fiennes -- Extreme Earth.
Summary "Discover the real-life adventures of explorers past and present from across the world"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Explorers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- History.
Discoveries in geography.
ISBN 9780500650134
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