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Geographical discovery & exploration books

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Recently Published

Science in an Extreme Environment The 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition by Philip W. Clements Science in an Extreme Environment The 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition

On February 20, 1963, a team of nineteen Americans embarked on the first expedition that would combine high-altitude climbing with scientific research. In this book, Philip W. Clements offers a nuanced exploration of the impact of extremity on the production...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun Hernando de Soto and the South's Ancient Chiefdoms by Charles M. Hudson, Robbie Ethridge Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun Hernando de Soto and the South's Ancient Chiefdoms
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Between 1539 and 1542 Hernando de Soto led a small army on a journey of exploration of almost four thousand miles across the US Southeast. Until the 1998 publication of Charles M. Hudson's Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun/em>,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

The Northwest Passage Overland The Epic Journey that Helped Create Canada by E. C. Coleman The Northwest Passage Overland The Epic Journey that Helped Create Canada

Indian wars, starvation, the gold rush, the coming of the railroad and the cementing of a nation; one of the great 19th-century journeys
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

History of Hernando Cortez by John S C Abbott History of Hernando Cortez


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2017

White Mountain A Cultural Adventure Through the Himalayas by Robert Twigger White Mountain A Cultural Adventure Through the Himalayas


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Japanese Advance into the Pacific Ocean The Albatross and the Great Bird Rush by Akitoshi Hiraoka Japanese Advance into the Pacific Ocean The Albatross and the Great Bird Rush

This book asserts that the albatross was the reason for the advance of the Japanese into the isolated islands in the Pacific after the abolition of the Japanese closed-door policy that had been in effect from the seventeenth century to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Romance of the South Pole Antarctic Voyages and Explorations by G Barnett Smith The Romance of the South Pole Antarctic Voyages and Explorations


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Open Water-Breaking Ice The Polar Ocean Challenge. A Voyage of Exploration Around the North Pole. by David Hempleman-Adams Open Water-Breaking Ice The Polar Ocean Challenge. A Voyage of Exploration Around the North Pole.


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

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The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River A Lost Manuscript of Nicolas De La Salle by William C. Foster The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River A Lost Manuscript of Nicolas De La Salle

This is an English translation of Nicolas de La Salle's diary account of Rene-Robert Caveller, Sleur de La Salle's 1682 discovery expedition of the Mississippi River from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/02/2018

The Pundits British Exploration of Tibet and Central Asia by Derek J. Waller The Pundits British Exploration of Tibet and Central Asia


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2018

The Franz Josef Land Archipelago E.B.Baldwin's Journal of the Wellman Polar Expedition, 1898-1899 by E.B. Baldwin The Franz Josef Land Archipelago E.B.Baldwin's Journal of the Wellman Polar Expedition, 1898-1899

Franz Josef Land is a forbidding place, isolated by geography and history. Walter Wellman led the first American expedition to the archipelago as part of a polar expedition in 1898-1899. His second-in-command, Evelyn Briggs Baldwin, kept a journal documenting their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2018

A Voyage Round the World by George Forster, Nicholas Thomas A Voyage Round the World
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Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Interpreters with Lewis and Clark The Story of Sacagawea and Toussaint Charbonneau by W. Dale Nelson Interpreters with Lewis and Clark The Story of Sacagawea and Toussaint Charbonneau

This is the story of Toussaint Charbonneau, a French Canadian fur trader, and his Shoshone wife, Sacagawea, who both joined the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804 as interpreters and guides.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

A Walk across Africa J. A. Grant's Account of the Nile Expedition of 1860-1863 by Roy (University of Aberdeen, UK) Bridges A Walk across Africa J. A. Grant's Account of the Nile Expedition of 1860-1863
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The Nile Expedition of 1860-1863 was one of the most important exploratory expeditions made in the nineteenth century. The long-debated question of the location of the source of the Nile was answered (despite continuing arguments) and the venture had important...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2018

Kerr's Voyages Captain Cook and the Southern Hemisphere by Robert Kerr, Glyn Williams Kerr's Voyages Captain Cook and the Southern Hemisphere
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Kerr's Voyages 4 covers the Southern Hemisphere. It provides a rich collection of voyages by Captain James Cook, together with voyages of discovery in the Southern Oceans by other key figures such as Commodore Byron, and captains Wallis, Carteret, Clerke...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

Captain Cook in Alaska & the North Pacific by James K. Barnett Captain Cook in Alaska & the North Pacific


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2018

Burke and Wills The Triumph and Tragedy of Australia's Most Famous Explorers by Peter FitzSimons Burke and Wills The Triumph and Tragedy of Australia's Most Famous Explorers

The iconic Australian exploration story - brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyteller.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

The Voyages of Captain James Cook The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Voyages by Nicholas Thomas The Voyages of Captain James Cook The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Voyages


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2018

To the Edges of the Earth 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration by Edward Larson To the Edges of the Earth 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, an entwined narrative of the most adventurous year of all time, when three expeditions simultaneously raced to the top, bottom, and heights of the world As 1909 dawned, the greatest jewels of exploration-set at the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2018

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Beloved Buenos Aires 2018 Declaration of love to the wonderful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina by Bernd Zillich Beloved Buenos Aires 2018 Declaration of love to the wonderful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina

-My beloved Buenos Aires- is the name of a famous tango by Carlos Gardel. In fact, as soon as you get to know with Buenos Aires, you fall in love with this city, its colours, its noise, its street musicians...
Format: Calendar - Released: 22/09/2017

Beloved Buenos Aires 2018 Declaration of love to the wonderful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina by Bernd Zillich Beloved Buenos Aires 2018 Declaration of love to the wonderful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina

-My beloved Buenos Aires- is the name of a famous tango by Carlos Gardel. In fact, as soon as you get to know with Buenos Aires, you fall in love with this city, its colours, its noise, its street musicians...
Format: Calendar - Released: 22/09/2017

Discovering Cabrillo by Harry Kelsey Discovering Cabrillo


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

A Tour to the River Saguenay, in Lower Canada by Charles Lanman A Tour to the River Saguenay, in Lower Canada


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

History of Hernando Cortez by John S C Abbott History of Hernando Cortez


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2017

A Tour to the River Saguenay, in Lower Canada by Charles Lanman A Tour to the River Saguenay, in Lower Canada


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

Captain Cook and the Pacific Art, Exploration and Empire by John McAleer, Nigel Rigby Captain Cook and the Pacific Art, Exploration and Empire
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British Royal Navy Captain James Cook's voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel of maritime achievement, and provided the first accurate map of the Pacific. The expeditions answered key scientific, economic, and geographic questions, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Celebrated Travels and Travellers The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century - Part 3 (World Classics, Unabridged) by Jules Verne Celebrated Travels and Travellers The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century - Part 3 (World Classics, Unabridged)


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

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