Worlds to Explore : Classic Tales of Travel and Adventure
Polar fleece, titanium, and GPS have forever changed the face of exploration. Today an explorer can make a phone call from the top of Mount Everest and geo-locate himself in the thickest rain forest or the widest desert.
- Hardback | 288 pages
- 157.5 x 231.1 x 43.2mm | 771.12g
- 18 Apr 2006
- National Geographic Books
- Washington, United States
About Mark Jenkins
Mark Jenkins, chief historian of the National Geographic Society's archives, has in all likelihood read every single article ever published in the magazine. Among other accomplishments, he is the co-author of High Adventure, an illustrated history of the Society.
"These stories are like potato chips; one is never enough, and they're all but impossible not to devour in rapid succession... Highly recommended." -Library Journal