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Explore and discover the world with these expedition and discovery books and maps. Whether you want to find out more about explorers and their discoveries from past and present, or you’re planning your own adventure, you’ll find the right book or map here.

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    Drawing on over 30 years of travel publishing experience, Lonely Planet publishes a range of thematic and pictorial titles celebrating travel and providing inspiration for future trips away. Many of...
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    Lonely Planet''s Not for Parents series encompasses a range of guides designed for and aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 11. Incorporating intriguing stories and fascinating facts about...
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    There are only few human beings who can adapt, survive and thrive in the coldest regions on earth. And below a certain temperature, death is inevitable. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has spent much of his l...
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    To the Ends of the Earth

    by Fiennes, Sir Ranulph, Bt OBE
    Ranulph Fiennes has entered the public imagination as the intrepid explorer par excellance. Taunted by his wife over the challenge of the never-before attempted circumpolar navigation of the globe,...
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    "There's no getting away from it; I've eaten some pretty extreme things in my time - live tarantulas, raw goat testicles, elephant dung, you name it. In a situation when your life depends on it, you...
    • Publisher: Bantam
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    Shackleton's Boat Journey

    by Worsley, Frank Arthur
    On August 1, 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London's West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic. It was to...
    • Publisher: Birlinn
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    The Crossing of Antarctica

    by Huw Lewis Jones
    The first crossing of Antarctica in 1957/58 by the Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Vivian 'Bunny' Fuchs, was one of the twentieth century's great triumphs of exploration. Sir Ernest S...
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
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    Trailblazer’s Adventure Travel Guide series encompasses a range of guides dedicated to adventurous activities in a range of worldwide destinations. The series includes outdoor activities such as...
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    SAS Survival Guide

    by Wiseman, John 'Lofty'
    SAS Survival Guide is a mini Collins Gem pocket book containing information on how to survive in the wild, on land or at sea and in extreme climates. This updated edition contains all the latest...
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    Alone In Antarctica

    by Aston, Felicity
    What would it feel like to be out there alone in that empty vastness? Just before midnight on 24 November 2011, Felicity is left completely alone on the coast of Antarctica. The isolation is instant...
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    Uniform is universally seen as both a stamp of authority and of official acceptance. But the sight of a woman in military uniform still provokes controversy. Although more women are now taking...
    • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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