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Lewis and Clark: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

Read by Roger Melin


William R. Lighton


In the years 1804, 1805, and 1806, two men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missou…

South! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

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Ernest Shackleton


Shackleton's most famous expedition was planned to be an attempt to cross Antarctica from the Weddell Sea south of the Atlantic to the Ross …

A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World

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James Cook


Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita …

The Journal of Lewis and Clarke (1840)

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Meriwether Lewis


"The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific Ocea…

Through the Brazilian Wilderness

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Theodore Roosevelt


Roosevelt's popular book Through the Brazilian Wilderness describes his expedition into the Brazilian jungle in 1913 as a member of the Roos…

Among the Tibetans

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Isabella L. Bird


Isabella L. Bird was an English traveller, writer and natural historian. She was travelling in the Far East alone at a time when such endeav…

The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1…

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Roald Amundsen


In contrast to Scott's South Pole expedition, Amundsen's expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally…

The Worst Journey in the World, Vol 1

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard


The Worst Journey in the World is a memoir of the 1910–1913 British Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott. It was written and publ…

How I Found Livingstone

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Henry Morton Stanley


Sir Henry Morton Stanley is famously quoted for saying "Dr Livingstone, i Presume?". Born in Wales, he migrated over to the United…

The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms and marvels o…

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Rustichello Da Pisa


"Books of the Marvels of the World" or "Description of the World" (Divisament dou monde), also nicknamed "Il Milion…

The Lure of the Labrador Wild

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Dillon Wallace


The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi Ri…

The Journey of Coronado

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Pedro De Castañeda


In 1540, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado led an army from Mexico is search of the fabled golden cities of Cíbola. The Spaniards …

Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol. 1

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Jules Verne


The famous writer of great adventure stories Jules Verne wrote also several lesser known, but good non-fiction works. "Celebrated trave…

In the Arctic Seas

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Francis Mcclintock


In 1857, Lady Jane Franklin, the wife of Sir John Franklin, who went missing with his entire crew during his 1845 expedition to discover the…

Fast in the Ice

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R. M. Ballantyne


At the age of 16 Ballantyne went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. His rule in writing, being in every…

The Worst Journey in the World, Vol 2

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard


The Worst Journey in the World is a memoir of the 1910–1913 British Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott. It was written and publ…

A Voyage to the South Sea

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William Bligh


A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in Hi…

196 Tage auf treibender Eisscholle

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Emil Bessels


Am 29. Juni 1871 stach das Schiff » Polaris« von New York unter Kapitän Franz C. Hall in See zur Erforschung des Hochnorden…

Francisco Pizarro and the Conquest of Peru

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Frederick A. Ober


Francisco Pizarro (1471 - 1541) was born into poverty, the illegitimate son of a Spanish soldier. After a brief career as a swineherd, he vo…

Farthest North, Volume I

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Fridtjof Nansen


Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram", 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and …

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