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The Resource Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty

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Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air
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Into the unknown
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how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air
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Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
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eng
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Discover how the greatest explorers in history plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced together the picture of the world we have today. With the help of masterful cross sections, dramatic storytelling, and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology, readers explore fourteen historic journeys
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Title
Into the unknown
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Examines fourteen of the greatest explorers and expeditions in history and explains the impact they had on people's perception of the world, in a book with unfolding cross sections
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  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
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10000397
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
G175
LC item number
.R7 2011
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1120
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 8
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True
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juvenile
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Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
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Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
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Contents
Fourteen amazing journeys: 340 BC Pytheas the Greek sails to the Arctic Circle -- AD 1003 Leif Eriksson reaches the coast of America -- 1271-1274 Marco Polo rides the Silk Road to China -- 1405-1407 Admiral Zheng He crosses the Indian Ocean -- 1492 Christopher Columbus sails to the Caribbean -- 1519-1522 Ferdinand Magellan's fleet circumnavigates the world -- 1768-1771 Captain Cook maps the Pacific Ocean -- 1858-1864 David Livingstone explores the Zambezi River -- 1895 Mary Kingsley travels alone in West Africa -- 1928 Umberto Nobile flies over the North Pole -- 1932 Auguste Piccard ascends into the stratosphere -- 1960 Jacques Piccard dives to the Challenger Deep -- 1953 Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay climb Everest -- 1969 Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin land on the moon
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ocn641520848
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Dimensions
26 cm.
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
[85] p.
Isbn
9780763649487
Lccn
2010038720
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps

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