Books tagged: expeditions

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Dispatches from Everest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The lyrical poems in Dispatches from Everest attempt to probe the thoughts and experiences of George Leigh Mallory on his third and final expedition to Everest. They are meditations on what may have passed through the senses of the great mountaineer, particularly after the fall, as the storm clouds closed in and his family and the living world seemed farther away than ever.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
The Lost Expedition: Colonel Fawcett's Fate Searching for the Amazon's Lost City of Z
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The Lost Expedition is a true story of explorer Colonel Fawcett’s 1925 disappearance searching for a lost city hidden in the Amazon. Since that time Fawcett’s fate has been a mystery. Now author Bob Martin has built a well-documented case establishing the fate of the lost explorer. And along the way he has written a thrilling tale of adventure, courage, determination and tragedy.
Ocean Life: Further Journeys Into The Abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent expeditions exploring undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, including the first manned mission to the deepest known vents, more than three miles down on the ocean floor, in search of new species and the future of our own.
The Lewis and Clark Chronicles; Part One - Fort Mandan to the Yellowstone River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Anyone reading these Chronicles will agree with historian and author Stephen Ambrose when he famously said, “The journals he [Captain Meriwether Lewis] wrote are among his greatest achievements and constitute a priceless gift to the American people!”
Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.
Seventy North to Fifty South - The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,910. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Seventy North to Fifty South is an annotation of the published journal written by Captain James Cook during his third voyage: the voyage with major geographic and political consequences. His journal reports were filled with navigational and geographical detail plus anthropological observations about the inhabitants.
The Tonga Book — February 1805 – June 1811
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 180,400. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The remarkable adventures of young William Mariner on a voyage around the world and his long sojourn in the islands of Tonga wherein he gives us a full account of the inhabitants of those islands and the conduct of their lives.