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Camping in the Canadian Rockies

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Walter Dwight Wilcox


An Account of Camp Life in the Wilder Parts of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Together with a Description of the Region About Banff, Lake Lou…

Oxford Humanities - Research Showcase: Global Exploration, Innovation and Influe…


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University of Oxford Podcasts

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…

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…

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…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 20 - Adventurers of the Far North

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Stephen Leacock


This is volume 20 of The Chronicles of Canada series. This volume describes the explorers who braved the Canadian Arctic in search of the No…

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 …

A Woman's Journey Round the World

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Ida Laura Pfeiffer


Ida Laura Pfeiffer was an Austrian traveler and travel book author, one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated i…

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 …

Columbus

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Joaquin Miller


This week, to celebrate Columbus Day, LibriVox volunteers bring you six recordings of Columbus by Joaquin Miller. This was the weekly poetr…

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 Worst Journey in the World, Vol 2

Read by Kevin Green


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…

Yellowstone National Park: Six Early Pieces

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Various


Lost in the wilderness of The Yellowstone for over a month, nearly dying of starvation and wild animal attack, despairing of ever finding hi…

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 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 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 Romance of Polar Exploration

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G. Firth Scott


While stories of the Polar explorers and their efforts to reach the Poles have been told again and again, the constant renewal of expedition…

Travels in the Interior of Africa

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Mungo Park


Mungo Park, a Scottish surgeon and explorer, was sent out by the 'Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior of Africa' after M…

The Itinerary of John Leland in or About the Years 1535-1543

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John Leland


John Leland's 'Itinerary' was the product of several journeys around England and Wales undertaken between 1538 and 1543. The manuscript is m…

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…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 19 - Pathfinders of the Great Plains

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Lawrence J. Burpee


This is volume 19 of The Chronicles of Canada series. This is the account of La Verendryes' quest for an overland route to the Pacific Ocea…

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