DK Eyewitness Books: Explorer

Editor/Author Matthews, Rupert
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7566-9825-6
Category: Geography
Image Count: 256
Book Status: Available
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Eyewitness Explorer offers an exciting look at the hazardous and perilous world of exploration. Discover who was first to sail around the world, what a sailor's life was like, what the earliest underwater explorers wore, who first crossed the Australian continent, and much, much more!

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Table of Contents

  • Early explorers
  • Egyptian expeditions
  • Imperial expansion
  • Viking voyages
  • Polynesian settlers
  • The Silk Road
  • Arab adventurers
  • The Age of Exploration
  • The New World
  • Around the world
  • Life at sea
  • Tricks of the trade
  • Gold and the gospel
  • The Great South Sea
  • The Endeavour
  • Across Australia
  • The Northwest Passage
  • North America explored
  • The unknown continent
  • Naturalist explorers
  • The North Pole
  • The South Pole
  • Pioneers of the air
  • Into outer space
  • Exploring the deep
  • Did you know?
  • Timeline of explorers
  • Find out more
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments