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To the farthest ends of the earth : 150 years of world exploration by the Royal Geographical Society / Ian Cameron [id est D.G. Payne] ; forewords by John Hunt and David Attenborough.


1st American ed.. New York : E.P. Dutton, 1980.
ISBN 9780525220657, 0525220658

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Subjects Discoveries in geography -- English.
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) -- History.
Description 288 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-283) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents The founding of the Society -- The search for a North West Passage -- The crossing of the Australian deserts -- The quest for the sources of the Nile -- The conquest of the North Pole -- The race for the South Pole -- The discovery and ascent of Everest -- The educational role of the Society -- "Something more than scientific investigation"-- The Society today.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6799565
(OCoLC)ocm06799565
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WorldCat Identities Cameron, Ian, 1924-
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