Adventure and Exploration

A Listmania! list by Philip W. Henry (Rialto, CA)
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1.  Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
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Dead Reckoning: The Greatest Adventure Writing of the Golden Age of Exploration,1800-1900 (Outside Books)
2.  Dead Reckoning: The Greatest Adventure Writing of the Golden Age of Exploration,1800-1900 (Outside Books) by Helen Whybrow
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The Worst Journey in the World: With Scott in Antarctica 1910-1913
3.  The Worst Journey in the World: With Scott in Antarctica 1910-1913 by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The list author says:
  "Apsley Cherry-Garrard (known to his friends as "Cherry") was an adventurous,affluet young man when he paid 1-thousand pounds to accompany Scott on his ill-fated 1910 journey to Antarctica. His book is a classic of survival and determination."
$14.95   Used & New from: $3.27
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South: The Last Antarctic Expedition Of Shackleton And The Endurance (The Explorers Club Classic)
4.  South: The Last Antarctic Expedition Of Shackleton And The Endurance (The Explorers Club Classic) by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
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The Gates of Hell: Sir John Franklin's Tragic Quest for the North West Passage
5.  The Gates of Hell: Sir John Franklin's Tragic Quest for the North West Passage by Andrew D. Lambert
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Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition
6.  Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition by Scott Cookman
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The Discovery of the Source of the Nile
7.  The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke
The list author says:
  "Speke... the mysterious friend/rival of Richard Burton.. claimed to have discovered the source of the Nile without Burton's help. The two were scheduled to debate the issue before the Royal Geographical Society, but the day before the debate Speke was killed in a hunting accident. Some people suspect suicide."
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Mountains of the Moon
8.  Mountains of the Moon DVD ~ Patrick Bergin
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  "Fictional treatment of the Burton/ Speke rivalry over the discovery of the source of the Nile."
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First Footsteps in East Africa; Or, an Explanation of Harar
9.  First Footsteps in East Africa; Or, an Explanation of Harar by Richard Francis Burton
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Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton: The Secret Agent Who Made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra, and Brought the Arabian Nights to the West
10.  Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton: The Secret Agent Who Made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra, and Brought the Arabian Nights to the West by Edward Rice
The list author says:
  "Burton was a chameleon, able to blend in with his surroundings. He was a master of disguise, and with his linguistic ability (he spoke or read 29 languages) he was able to carry off his role as a spy for the British Empire dressed as a Persian trader, an Arab, or a Hindu."
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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
11.  Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone by Martin Dugard
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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
12.  The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey by Candice Millard
The list author says:
  "T.R. decided on an adventure after his loss of the Presidential nomination. His adventure nearly killed him."
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Theodore Rex
13.  Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris
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The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World (Modern Library Classics)
14.  The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World (Modern Library Classics) by Charles Darwin
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Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon
15.  Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon by Cassie Edwards
The list author says:
  "John Wesley Powell lost an arm at Shiloh in the Civil War. He went on to lead a memorable surveying expedition through the Grand Canyon."
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Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations
16.  Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations by Georgina Howell
The list author says:
  "Gertrude Bell was a Renaissance Woman who was the first woman to graduate with a "First" from Oxford; spoke several languages, and served as a diplomat in the 1920's.  She committed suicide at the age of 36."
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Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark (Modern Library Paperbacks)
17.  Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark (Modern Library Paperbacks) by Jane Fletcher Geniesse
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The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels (Modern Library Paperbacks)
18.  The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels (Modern Library Paperbacks) by Freya Stark
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A Journey to the End of the Russian Empire (Penguin Great Journeys)
19.  A Journey to the End of the Russian Empire (Penguin Great Journeys) by Anton Chekhov
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Escape from the Antarctic (Penguin Great Journeys)
20.  Escape from the Antarctic (Penguin Great Journeys) by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
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In the Heart of the Amazon Forest (Penguin Great Journeys)
21.  In the Heart of the Amazon Forest (Penguin Great Journeys) by Henry Walter Bates
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Essays of travel
22.  Essays of travel by Robert Louis 1850-1894 Stevenson
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Walking the Jungle: An Adventurer's Guide to the Amazon
23.  Walking the Jungle: An Adventurer's Guide to the Amazon by John Coningham
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River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon
24.  River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon by Buddy Levy
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The Naturalist on the River Amazons (Stanfords Travel Classics)
25.  The Naturalist on the River Amazons (Stanfords Travel Classics) by Henry Walter Bates
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Explorers of the Amazon
26.  Explorers of the Amazon by Anthony Smith
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To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story
27.  To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story by Casey Scieszka
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The Race for Timbuktu: In Search of Africa's City of Gold
28.  The Race for Timbuktu: In Search of Africa's City of Gold by Frank T. Kryza
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Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
29.  Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre by Michael Asher
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
30.  The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark Expedition) by William Clark
The list author says:
  "Commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to chart the great territory acquired from France in the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark set off from St.Louis (?) to the West, with native guides and incredible resourcefulness and daring."
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Undaunted Courage:  Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
31.  Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Note: Amazon.com title line is wrong: Undaunted Courage was written by Stephen Ambrose, not Cotter Smith."
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Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
32.  Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 by Nathaniel Philbrick
The list author says:
  "The little known 1838-1842 expedition that charted the South Pacific, discovered Antarctica, and became the precursor to the Smithsonian... led by a headstrong Navy officer who was court-martialed for abusing his men."
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The Cruise of the Snark: Jack London's South Sea Adventure
33.  The Cruise of the Snark: Jack London's South Sea Adventure by Jack London
The list author says:
  "Jack London spent $30,000-- a fortune in today's money -- to build a Ketch. He and his wife sailed around the world, encountering savages, cannibals, and other interesting people."
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K2, The Savage Mountain: The Classic True Story of Disaster and Survival on the World's Second Highest Mountain
34.  K2, The Savage Mountain: The Classic True Story of Disaster and Survival on the World's Second Highest Mountain by Charles S. Houston
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K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
35.  K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain by Ed Viesturs
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