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The Explorers Club : chasing dragons, diving deeper, and curiosity in action  Cover Image Book Book

The Explorers Club : chasing dragons, diving deeper, and curiosity in action / edited by Jeff Wilser.

Wilser, Jeff, (editor.). Explorers Club, (issuing body.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984859983
  • ISBN: 1984859986
  • Physical Description: 304 p.
  • Publisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The two Greelys : a tale of Arctic anguish -- First to the North Pole . . . maybe? -- Dogs over ponies : first to the South Pole -- The last dragon chaser -- The wings of Greely -- First to summit Everest -- The society of forgotten Explorers -- Kon-Tiki -- First to the deepest point in the Ocean -- First to the moon : Apollo night at The Explorers Club -- "Why Are there no girls?" -- Seeing the (underwater) light -- Diving and mapping -- The thrill of the krill -- Exploration as a side hustle : from the Oscars to the oceans -- From Apollo rockets to solar wings -- The two Callies : a tale of nature's anguish -- Exploring by storytelling -- Exploring the roots -- Space volcanoes -- Ushirikiano -- Exploring as an exchange -- Diving for truth -- The astronaut defending us from asteroids -- Explorers as allies -- The track of the cat -- Exploring for agency -- The first environmental linguist -- Exploring the red planet -- Food, art, and the journey to Mars.
Summary, etc.:
"Discover the extraordinary history and thrilling frontiers of exploration with this gorgeously illustrated guide from The Explorers Club, the historic and esteemed home of the world's most prominent explorers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Explorers Club.
Explorers > United States > Societies, etc.
Explorers > Biography.
Discoveries in geography.
Genre: Biographies.

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