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    DescriptionExploration has never been more popular and any idea that there is nowhere left to explore is instantly disproved by the contemporary explorers who are showcased here. Most of the accounts are written by the explorers themselves, and they all vividly describe challenging and extraordinary expeditions to some of the remotest parts of the world, in extremes of temperature and aridity, often alone and on the edge of danger. Some of these explorers are very experienced and are already celebrated worldwide, others are young and less well known and just starting to make their mark; all are driven by ambition, aspiration and passion.


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    Title
    The Modern Explorers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robin Hanbury-Tenison, By (author) Robert Twigger
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 195 mm
    Height: 253 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 1,320 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500516843
    ISBN 10: 0500516847
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.3
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11600
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Approval Code: A19200000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A19242000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS051000, BIO000000
    BIC subject category V2: BTH, WTLP
    DC22: 910.92/2
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 910.922
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: G200 .M63 2013
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: WTLP, DNXH
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    268 illustrations, 256 in colour
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    24 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    Perfect for the armchair daredevil in all of us. "