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Who created it? Matthews, Rupert.
What's it called? Explorer / written by Rupert Matthews ; [special photography, James Stevenso ... [et al.].
Who published it? London ; New York : DK, 2005.
Edition info! Rev. ed.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN YS Juvenile Nonfiction  910.9 Mat  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Yea! More in this series! DK eyewitness books
Helpful notes! At head of title: Eyewitness.
"Discover the story of exploration-- from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space"--Cover.
Includes index.
What's in it? Early explorers -- Egyptian expeditions -- Imperial expansion -- Viking voyages -- Polynesian settlers -- The Silk Road -- Arab adventurers -- Age of Exploration -- New World -- Around the world -- Life at sea -- Tricks of the trade -- Gold, the gospel -- Great South Sea -- The Endeavour -- Across Australia -- Northwest passage -- North America tamed -- The Dark Continent -- Naturalist explorers -- North Pole -- South Pole -- Pioneers of the air -- Into outer space -- Exploring the deep -- Exploration routes -- Did you know? -- Timeline of explorers -- Glossary.
What's it about? Photographs and text examine the history of explorers and exploration, and highlight many of their discoveries.
Helpful subjects! Discoveries in geography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography.
More people who helped! Stevenson, James, 1952- ill.
Other titles to try! Eyewitness explorer
Special numbers! 0756610729 (lib. bdg.)
9780756610722 (lib. bdg.)
0756610710 (trade bdg.)
9780756610715 (trade bdg.)
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