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Farthest North, Volume I

Read by Sharon Riskedahl


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 …

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…

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…

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…

Primer viaje en torno del globo

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Antonio Pigafetta


Obra escrita por Antonio Pigafetta, cronista cuyas notas y testimonio han servido para dar a conocer la que fue la primera circunnavegaci&oa…

Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the…

Read by Gail Timmerman Vaughan


Alexander Von Humboldt


In 1799, with extensive travel permissions from the Spanish government, Alexander von Humboldt and the botanist Aimé Bonpland departe…

The Journals of Robert Falcon Scott; Vol 1 of 'Scott's Last Expedition'

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Robert Falcon Scott


Capt. Robert F. Scott's bid to be the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole is one of the most famous journeys of all time.…

Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol. 2

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Jules Verne


This volume, entitled "The Great Navigators of the 18th century", forms the second of three volumes under the general title of &qu…

The Ascent of Denali

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Hudson Stuck


The story of the First Ascent of Denali by Hudson Stuck, Harry Karstens, Walter Harper and Robert Tatum in 1913, recorded in celebration of …

The Frozen North

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Edith Horton


The Frozen North offers short sketches of the first men who bravely took great risks to explore the unknown polar regions and unlock the mys…

The Travels of Ibn Batuta

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Ibn Battuta


Ibn Battuta (1304 – ca. 1369), was a Moroccan explorer. Over a period of thirty years, Ibn Battuta visited most of the known Islamic world a…

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…

Canoeing in the Wilderness

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Henry David Thoreau


A highly descriptive and engaging narrative from one of America's beloved nature writers, this short piece shows well Thoreau's great love o…

Farthest North, Volume II

Read by Sharon Riskedahl


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 …

A Description of New England

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Captain John Smith


Captain John Smith (c. January 1580 – June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He was knighted fo…

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…

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…

Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol. 3

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Jules Verne


This volume, entitled "The great explorers of the 19th century", forms the third of three volumes under the general title of "…

A Negro Explorer at the North Pole

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Matthew A. Henson


In this fascinating memoir, Matthew Henson describes the incredibly dangerous, exhausting, and bone-chilling trip to what was until then the…

Explorers and Travellers

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Adolphus W. Greely


“Explorers and Travellers” is a collection of short biographies of some of America’s intrepid explorers. Adolphus W. Greely writes brief but…

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