The Resource Off the map : tales of endurance and exploration, as told by Fergus Fleming

Off the map : tales of endurance and exploration, as told by Fergus Fleming

Label
Off the map : tales of endurance and exploration
Title
Off the map
Title remainder
tales of endurance and exploration
Statement of responsibility
as told by Fergus Fleming
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UNA
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1959-
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Fleming, Fergus
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
G80
LC item number
.F54 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fleming, Fergus
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
Label
Off the map : tales of endurance and exploration, as told by Fergus Fleming
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title Cassell's Tales of endurance, London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [489]-493)
Contents
To the heart of the Mongol Empire : Marco Polo (1271-95) -- The wanderings of Ibn Battuta (1325-55) -- Sailing west to America : Christopher Columbus (1492-1506) -- East to the Indies : Vasco da Gama (1497-9) -- A passage to the Pacific : Ferdinand Magellan (1519-22) -- Adventures in the Amazon : Francisco de Orellana (1541-6) -- The quest for the North-East Passage : William Barents (1594-7) -- Mutiny in the Arctic : Henry Hudson (1610-11) -- Looking for a North-West Passage : Luke Foxe and Thomas James (1631-2) -- Colonizing the American wilderness : René La Salle (1669-87) -- Vitus Bering (1725-42) -- Measuring the world : Charles-Marie de la Condamine (1735-45) -- In search of the great southern continent : James Cook (1768-79) -- The conquest of Mont Blanc : Horace-Bénédict de Saussure (1760-88) -- Into the heart of South America : Alexander von Humboldt (1799-1803) -- The great trigonometrical survey (1800-66) -- Across the American wilderness : Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (1803-6) -- Furthest into the Arctic : W.E. Parry (1818-27) -- Across Canada's badlands : John Franklin (1818-25) -- The quest for the Niger : Hugh Clapperton and Richard Landler (1821-31) -- The road to Timbuctoo : Gordon Laing and René Caillié (1824-8) -- Four winters in the Arctic : John Ross (1829-33) -- Charting the Antarctic : James Clark Ross (1839-43) -- The search for Franklin (1845-59) -- Crossing the Australian continent : Robert Burke and William Wills (1860-1) -- The source of the Nile : Richard Burton and John Speke (1857-65) -- The conquest of the Matterhorn : Edward Whymper (1865) -- The great survey : the pundits (1865-1902) -- Marooned off Greenland : Paul Hegemann and Karl Koldewey (1869-70) -- An Arctic drift : Charles Hall, George Tyson and the Polaris (1871-3) -- Across the dark continent : David Livingstone and H.M. Stanley (1871-7) -- The discovery of Franz Josef Land : Carl Weyprecht and Julius von Payer (1872-4) -- Britain's fight for the North Pole : George Nares (1875-6) -- A Siberian disaster : George De Long (1879-82) -- Tragedy on Ellesmere Island : Adolphus Greely (1881-4) -- Skiing to the North Pole : Fridtjof Nansen (1893-6) -- By balloon to the top of the world : Salomon Andrée (1897) -- Across the Sahara to the Congo : Fernand Foureau (1899-1900) -- Italy's northernmost : the Duke of Abruzzi (1899-1900) -- The Pole at last? : Robert Peary and Frederick Cook (1908-9) -- The race for the South Pole : Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen (1911-12) -- Alone in the Antarctic : Douglas Mawson (1911-13) -- The Imperial TransAntarctic Expedition : Ernest Shackleton (1914-16) -- The conquest of Everest? : George Mallory and Sandy Irvine (1924) -- By airship to the North Pole : Umberto Nobile (1928)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 518 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780871138996
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2471645-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2471645
  • (Sirsi) o62170694
  • (OCoLC)62170694
Label
Off the map : tales of endurance and exploration, as told by Fergus Fleming
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title Cassell's Tales of endurance, London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [489]-493)
Contents
To the heart of the Mongol Empire : Marco Polo (1271-95) -- The wanderings of Ibn Battuta (1325-55) -- Sailing west to America : Christopher Columbus (1492-1506) -- East to the Indies : Vasco da Gama (1497-9) -- A passage to the Pacific : Ferdinand Magellan (1519-22) -- Adventures in the Amazon : Francisco de Orellana (1541-6) -- The quest for the North-East Passage : William Barents (1594-7) -- Mutiny in the Arctic : Henry Hudson (1610-11) -- Looking for a North-West Passage : Luke Foxe and Thomas James (1631-2) -- Colonizing the American wilderness : René La Salle (1669-87) -- Vitus Bering (1725-42) -- Measuring the world : Charles-Marie de la Condamine (1735-45) -- In search of the great southern continent : James Cook (1768-79) -- The conquest of Mont Blanc : Horace-Bénédict de Saussure (1760-88) -- Into the heart of South America : Alexander von Humboldt (1799-1803) -- The great trigonometrical survey (1800-66) -- Across the American wilderness : Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (1803-6) -- Furthest into the Arctic : W.E. Parry (1818-27) -- Across Canada's badlands : John Franklin (1818-25) -- The quest for the Niger : Hugh Clapperton and Richard Landler (1821-31) -- The road to Timbuctoo : Gordon Laing and René Caillié (1824-8) -- Four winters in the Arctic : John Ross (1829-33) -- Charting the Antarctic : James Clark Ross (1839-43) -- The search for Franklin (1845-59) -- Crossing the Australian continent : Robert Burke and William Wills (1860-1) -- The source of the Nile : Richard Burton and John Speke (1857-65) -- The conquest of the Matterhorn : Edward Whymper (1865) -- The great survey : the pundits (1865-1902) -- Marooned off Greenland : Paul Hegemann and Karl Koldewey (1869-70) -- An Arctic drift : Charles Hall, George Tyson and the Polaris (1871-3) -- Across the dark continent : David Livingstone and H.M. Stanley (1871-7) -- The discovery of Franz Josef Land : Carl Weyprecht and Julius von Payer (1872-4) -- Britain's fight for the North Pole : George Nares (1875-6) -- A Siberian disaster : George De Long (1879-82) -- Tragedy on Ellesmere Island : Adolphus Greely (1881-4) -- Skiing to the North Pole : Fridtjof Nansen (1893-6) -- By balloon to the top of the world : Salomon Andrée (1897) -- Across the Sahara to the Congo : Fernand Foureau (1899-1900) -- Italy's northernmost : the Duke of Abruzzi (1899-1900) -- The Pole at last? : Robert Peary and Frederick Cook (1908-9) -- The race for the South Pole : Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen (1911-12) -- Alone in the Antarctic : Douglas Mawson (1911-13) -- The Imperial TransAntarctic Expedition : Ernest Shackleton (1914-16) -- The conquest of Everest? : George Mallory and Sandy Irvine (1924) -- By airship to the North Pole : Umberto Nobile (1928)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 518 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780871138996
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2471645-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2471645
  • (Sirsi) o62170694
  • (OCoLC)62170694

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