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Title 100 greatest explorers.

Publication Info. Danbury, CT : Grolier Educational, 1997.

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Description 111 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents Juan Sebastian del Cano -- Ferdinand Magellan -- Francis Drake -- Hirkhouf -- Hanno -- Bartolomeu Dias -- Mungo Park -- Hugh Clapperton -- Rene Auguste Caillie -- Richard Lemon Lander -- David Livingstone -- Samuel White Baker -- John H. Speke & Richard Burton -- Gustav Nachtigal -- Henry Morton Stanley -- Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza -- Mary Kingsley -- James Clark Ross -- Roald Amundsen -- Robert Falcon Scott -- Douglas Mawson -- Vivian Fuchs -- Erik the Red -- Richard Chancellor -- Martin Frobisher -- William Barents -- Vitus Jonassen Bering -- John Ross -- John Franklin -- William Edward Parry -- Nils Nordenskjold -- Robert Edwin Peary -- Fridtjof Nansen -- Donald MacMillan -- Walter Herbert -- Naomi Uemura -- Zhang Qian -- Xuan Zang -- Suleyman the Merchant -- John of Pian de Carpini -- William Rubruquis -- Marco Polo -- Ibn Battuta -- Vasco da Gama -- Ludovico de Varthema -- Isbrand Ides -- Carsten Niebuhr -- Nikolai Przhevalsky -- Francis Younghusband -- Sven Hedin -- Willem Jansz -- Abel Janszoon Tasman -- Matthew Flinders -- Charles Sturt -- F.W. Ludwig Leichhardt -- John McDouall Stuart -- Edward John Eyre -- Robert O. Burke & William J. Wills -- Pytheas of Massilia -- Polybius -- Ibn Jubayr --
Leif Eriksson -- John Cabot -- Vasco Nunez de Balboa -- Hernan (Ferdinand) Cortes -- Giovanni de Verrazano -- Jacques Cartier -- Fernanco de Soto -- Francisco Vasquez de Coronado -- John Davis -- Samuel de Champlain -- Henry Hudson -- William Baffin -- Rene Robert Cavelier de La Salle -- Jean Francois, Comte de la Perouse -- Alexander Mackenzie -- William Clark & Meriwether Lewis -- David Thompson -- Zebulon Montgomery Pike -- John Charles Fremont -- Isabella Bird Bishop -- Luis Vaez de Torres -- James Cook -- Louis Antoine de Bougainville -- Fabian G. von Bellingshausen -- Charles Wilkes -- Christopher Columbus -- Amerigo Vespucci -- Pedro Alvares Cabral -- Sebastian Cabot -- Francisco Pizarro -- Diego de Almagro -- Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada -- Francisco de Orellana -- Walter Raleigh -- Willem Schouten -- Friedrich H. A. von Humboldt -- Percy Harrison Fawcett -- Yuri Gagarin -- Neil Armstrong & "Buzz" Aldrin.
Summary Provides information about notable explorers from around the world and throughout history, including Polybius, Leif Eriksson, Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Robert Edwin Peary, and Yuri Gagarin.
Subject Explorers -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers.
Added Author Grolier Educational (Firm)
Added Title One hundred greatest explorers
ISBN 0717276821 hardcover

 
    
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