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Extraordinary explorers and adventurers

Published by Children's Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Presents biographical sketches of explorers and adventurers throughout history.

About the Edition

Presents biographical sketches of explorers and adventurers throughout history.

Table of Contents

Hercules
Odysseus
Jason
Gilgamesh
Alexander the Great
Pytheas
Hoei-shin
Brendan the Navigator
Leif Eriksson and the Vikings
Marco Polo
John Sebastian Cabot and Sebastian Cabot
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Juan Ponce de Leon
Vasco da Gama
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Francisco Pizarro
Ferdinand Magellan
Hernan Cortes
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Cabeza de Vaca
Jacques Cartier
Hernando de Soto
Francisco de Orellana
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Walter Raleigh
Samuel de Champlain
Henry Hudson
Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle
Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet
Vitus Jonassen Bering
Captain James Cook
Daniel Boone
Sir Alexander Mackenzie
The Franciscan friars
William Clark and Meriwether Lewis
Sacagawea
Davy Crockett
Sir John Franklin- - Hamilton Hume
Charles Wilkes
Jim Beckwourth
Joe Walker
Jedediah Strong Smith
Jim Bridger
Christopher "Kit" Carson
John Charles Fremont
Dr. David Livingstone
Sir Richard Burton
Robert Edwin Peary
Matthew Henson
Wilber and Orville Wright
Roald Amundsen
Sir Ernest Shackleton
George Mallory and Andrew Irvine
Admiral Richard E. Byrd
Ormer Locklear
Amelia Earhart
Charles A. Lindbergh
Jacqueline Cochran
Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Thor Heyerdahl
Sir Edmund Hillary
John H. Glenn, Jr.
Chuck Yeager
Dr. Robert Ballard
Shannon Lucid
Balloonists
Christa McAuliffe
Sally Ride
Eileen Collins
Mae Jemison.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-271) and index.

Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 8.7 13.

Series
Extraordinary people

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
910/.92/2
Library of Congress
G175 .A48 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
288 p. :
Number of pages
288

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24837903M
Internet Archive
extraordinaryexp00alte
ISBN 10
0516216937, 0516272845
ISBN 13
9780516216935, 9780516272849
LC Control Number
00030715
OCLC/WorldCat
44502119
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