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500 years after Magellan. Mar 11, 2021 686
2 young Filipinas among National Geographic Society's 2020 Young Explorers. Mar 7, 2021 696
Captain James Vickery: 'Franklin'. Macdona, Michael King Work overview Jan 1, 2021 1677
Quirky quincentennial. Oct 21, 2020 610
The Debate Over Columbus Day. Oct 12, 2020 659
The 'tipping point' is here: Catholic schools face questions over connections to Columbus, Serra. Thompson, Alexander Jul 24, 2020 1297
Around Nature. Carrion, Juanli Jun 22, 2020 1030
Colbert, La Salle, and the Search for Empire. Gross, Richard; Howard, Craig P. Jun 22, 2020 15296
Richard Burton's mausoleum. Apr 1, 2020 608
COOK CONSPIRACY AT POINT HICKS? Lipscombe, Trevor Report Jan 1, 2020 3294
Discoveries of the New World and Beyond. Miller, Gordon Essay Dec 22, 2019 1932
Five Deeps Expedition: A New World Record! V., Saumya Sep 17, 2019 642
Bothie the Polar dog: Sir Ranulph Fiennes, 1980. Aug 1, 2019 329
All Around the world: Five hundred years ago, the greatest sea voyage of exploration's golden age began off the southern coast of Spain. Stewart, Jules Biography Jul 1, 2019 1926
Between a Rock and a Wondrous Place Despite being among the first Western explorers to uncover southwestern China in the 1920s, American botanist Joseph Rock is far from being a household name. Today, one explorer is attempting to revitalise his reputation. Grover, Amar Jul 1, 2019 1593
The Sea Journal: Seafarer's Sketchbooks: In a remarkable treasure chest of private journals, log books, letters and diaries, curator and explorer Huw Lewis-Jones follows the voyages of some of history's most intrepid sailors, capturing the spirit of the ocean and the magic of the sea... Jul 1, 2019 642
Finding Franklin: We could have saved 160 years of searching if Inuit oral history had been heard. Jun 22, 2019 708
Papuans from the Lorentz River: H A Lorentz, 1909-1910. Mar 1, 2019 420
Publication of John Rae's Unfinished Autobiography. Brief article Mar 1, 2019 260
The Search For Shackleton's Ship. Feb 24, 2019 596
Notre Dame to cover murals. Brief article Feb 8, 2019 148
The Debate Over Columbus Day. Oct 7, 2018 653
Who Discovered the Northwest Passage? Cavell, Janice Report Sep 1, 2018 14524
The French Underground: Below the streets of France's capital lies a subterranean world known only to a select few. But far removed from anarchists, drug parties or societes secretes, the 'cataphiles' of Paris are more concerned with preserving the historical treasures that lie hidden beneath. Spinney, Laura Travel narrative Jun 1, 2018 1584
Constructing the Twentieth-Century Child: Postcolonial Retellings of Estevanico from Cabeza de Vaca's La Relacion. Rhodes, Cristina Critical essay Dec 22, 2017 8978
The Debate Over Columbus Day. Oct 9, 2017 651
Killing Columbus: Seeking the "Undiscovery" of America. Duke, Selwyn Oct 9, 2017 4417
ARCHIVE: IMAGES THE EIRA ASHORE ON A ROCK, 1881. Brief article Oct 1, 2017 319
The Debate Over COLUMBUS. Brown, Bryan Sep 18, 2017 2968
Columbus and the "Indians". Sep 18, 2017 617
Beyond the beyond: Roy Chapman Andrews in Mongolia. Alexander, Marc Sep 1, 2017 2829
The Sea of Ice and the Icy Sea: The Arctic Frame of Frankenstein. Cavell, Janice Report Sep 1, 2017 12161
Ten of the best. Jul 1, 2017 587
Kangerdlugssuaq, East Greenland, 1930. Brief article Apr 1, 2017 275
William Eppes Cormack (1796-1868): The later years. Marshall, Ingeborg; Macpherson, Alan G. Biography Mar 22, 2017 21972
Stephen and Florence Tasker and unromantic labrador. Mills, Morgon Biography Mar 22, 2017 10501
Big-bore believer: Sir Samuel Baker, a genuine English knight, hunted dangerous game in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America and was an incurable student of hunting guns and ballistics. Hutchcroft, Joel J. Biography Mar 1, 2017 831
Archive: hunting party on the river indus, 1903-1905. Brief article Feb 1, 2017 274
Writer's reads. Brief article Feb 1, 2017 220
The last voyage. Butler, Angie Jan 1, 2017 744
Impressions on the second Kochi-Muziris Biennale. Roelstraete, Dieter; Winograd, Abigail Dec 1, 2016 1386
Liquid history of Vasco da Gama. Banerjee, Sarnath Dec 1, 2016 3449
Maasai women of Naivasha, HH Johnston, 1899-1901. Brief article Nov 1, 2016 293
LES has connection to explorer. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 171
Australia's convict explorers and landscape artists. Urban, Frank Essay Jul 1, 2016 3156
Descending the Kuluseu, GM Dyott, 1928-1929. Brief article May 1, 2016 176
In the footsteps of Shackleton: ahead of a return to South Georgia later this year, legendary mountaineer Stephen Venables looks back on his previous recreations of Shackleton's famous Antarctic crossing 100 years ago. Venables, Stephen May 1, 2016 1741
William Eppes Cormack (1796-1868): a biographical account of the early years. Marshall, Ingeborg; Macpherson, Alan G. Biography Mar 22, 2016 11496
How about an Iguana Taco? Rose, Ann T. Mar 1, 2016 328
Haitian soldiers, HH Johnston, 1908-1909. Brief article Feb 1, 2016 167
A Canadian love story: David Thompson and Charlotte Small traversed the wilderness together. Webber, David Feb 1, 2016 1124
Shackleton's legacy. Burton, Robert Jan 1, 2016 862
The last great unknown. Morris, Ann Jan 1, 2016 1782
Towards the identification of the terrestrial globe carried on the Heemskerck by Abel Tasman in 1642-43. Hooker, Brian N. Report Jan 1, 2016 2867
Identifying the origins of major Mitchell's quotations, references and footnotes in his "Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia ...". Eccleston, Gregory C. Jan 1, 2016 9276
The libeling of Columbus continues. Byas, Steve Correction notice Nov 9, 2015 1574
Archive: Mt Everest Reconnaissance expedition, China, 1921. Brief article Aug 1, 2015 262
Scrambles in the Andes: Mick Conefrey traces Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper's tracks around the Andes, and finds a thriving mountaineering culture in Ecuador. Conefrey, Mick Travel narrative Jul 1, 2015 2175
Collecting the Pacific: the first European visitors to the South Seas returned with an array of Polynesian objects--laying a claim to be the first great collectors of ethnographic art. Domercq, Julien Cover story Jul 1, 2015 3027
Archive: Inuit man and his wife in snow hut, 1903-1906. Brief article Jun 1, 2015 263
Soundbites. Brief article May 1, 2015 154
To dare & endure. Hart, Tom Interview Mar 1, 2015 1537
Medical Care Experiences of the 30 [sup]th Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition: A Retrospective Study. Lou, Zheng; Gu, Xue-Hui; Zhong, Hai-Zhong Report Mar 1, 2015 1341
Pit of fire: an explorer searches for life inside a fiery crater. Smith, Natalie Feb 1, 2015 1143
A most inhospitable coast: the report of Lieutenant William Hobson's 1859 search for the Franklin expedition on King William Island. Stenton, Douglas R. Report Dec 1, 2014 10042
Of time and the canyon. Febarko, Kevin Oct 1, 2014 767
Explore 2014. Oct 1, 2014 1685
Silk Road Diplomacy - Twists, Turns And Distorted History. Sep 23, 2014 1719
Remembering Sir Francis Drake: travel, commemoration and national identity in the work of Henry Robarts. Ord, Melanie Essay Sep 22, 2014 9422
Plant hunting expeditions of David Fairchild to The Bahamas. Francisco-Ortega, Javier; Korber, Nancy; Swan, Marianne; Mosely, Janet; Freid, Ethan; Jestrow, Brett Report Sep 1, 2014 6183
Elatu's funeral: a glimpse of Inughuit-American relations on Robert E. Peary's 1898-1902 expedition. LeMoine, Genevieve Report Sep 1, 2014 5864
Meat, cannibalism and humanity in Paul du Chaillu's explorations and adventures in Equatorial Africa; or, what does a gorilla hunter eat for breakfast? Miller, John May 1, 2014 7251
Think-BIG ben: take a wild ride with a british endurance athlete, motivational speaker and polar explorer as he aspires to rewrite history with a south pole trek. Jan 1, 2014 2387
Into the empty quarter: inspired by Wilfred Thesiger's famous desert journeys, Alastair Humphreys walked 1,600 kilometres from Salalah in Oman to Dubai and found that life there had changed enormously since Thesiger's Arabian Sands was published. Humphreys, Alastair Travel narrative Jan 1, 2014 1868
The making of a Manitoban hero: commemorating La Verendrye in St. Boniface and Winnipeg, 1886-1938. Berthelette, Scott Jan 1, 2014 9034
Behind the bamboo curtain: a Nineteenth-Century Canadian adventurer in Japan. Cooper, David N. Biography Jan 1, 2014 3704
Wind map. Zeller, Corey Dec 1, 2013 1835
To Siberia with a Christmas pudding: inspired by the 19th-century explorer Kate Marsden, Felicity Aston travelled to Sakha in Northeastern Siberia and found her edible gifts met with indifference. Aston, Felicity Travel narrative Nov 1, 2013 2354
Exploring history. Lesson plan Oct 7, 2013 376
Sailing into history: the explorer Balboa reached the Pacific Ocean 500 years ago. Zissou, Rebecca Oct 7, 2013 521
A hero's death. Domercq, Julien Jul 1, 2013 3031
Hooray for Harriet! Jul 1, 2013 236
Did Byrd's flight reach North Pole? Jun 1, 2013 366
Livingstone celebrated. Apr 1, 2013 413
"A tribute of respect to the dead": Narrative Containment and Focal Substitution in Leopold McClintock's "The Voyage of the 'Fox'". Elce, Erika Behrisch Critical essay Mar 22, 2013 7470
Supportive shero. Bancroft, Ann Mar 1, 2013 150
Henri Beuchat (1878-1914). Richling, Barnett Biography Mar 1, 2013 2319
The Freycinet map of 1811: the first full map of Australia? Gerritsen, Rupert; Reynders, Peter Essay Feb 1, 2013 3131
A note on 'Australia' or 'Austrialia'. Gerritsen, Rupert Essay Feb 1, 2013 3375
From the archive. Brief article Feb 1, 2013 132
Driving to the South Pole: motorised transport in Antarctica has traditionally been a costly and tedious affair. Now a cheaper, faster and safer vehicle has been developed that has the potential to revolutionise transport on the continent. Aston, Felicity Jan 1, 2013 1482
The desert, travel, and the empire. Ibrahim, Abdullah Abstract Jan 1, 2013 120
IMechE backs Antarctic trek: associate member plays key supporting role for expedition. Dec 1, 2012 435
Amendments to Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Act: hearing before the subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session on H.R. 2309, July 7, 1987. Van Sertima, Ivan Dec 1, 2012 4421
Scott and his men starved to death. Brief article Aug 1, 2012 218
Adventures Without A Cause. Brief article Jun 7, 2012 162
Monty Halls: is an English writer, explorer and television presenter perhaps best known for fronting the BBC TV series Great Escapes. Last year, he spent a year with a traditional Cornish fishing fleet as part of the BBC 2 series The Fisherman's Apprentice. He talks to Olivia Edward about why fishermen wear earrings and what fish eaters can do to reduce by catch. Edward, Olivia Interview Jun 1, 2012 877
The First Global Man. May 9, 2012 3105
Discoveries of the New World and Beyond. Miller, Gordon Excerpt Mar 22, 2012 1977
In my opinion. Dodds, Klaus Mar 1, 2012 791
A life less ordinary: born into a wealthy Victorian family, Robert Falcon Scott grew up in a large, rambling house in Devon surrounded by all the trappings of gentility. After joining the Navy, he appeared destined to follow a path of conformity. But both Scott's professional and personal lives turned out to be anything but predicable. Crane, David Biography Jan 1, 2012 1755
All the dreams must go. Lewis-Jones, Huw Jan 1, 2012 4138
Reassessing Scott's final expedition: the influence of the Terra Nova expedition extends far beyond the myths that have built up around the race to the pole. Today, its significance can be felt all over the world in many walks of life, from science and exploration to music and even popular culture. Wilson, David M. Jan 1, 2012 1766
Scott of the Antarctic: from hero to villain? Scott has arguably been judged more often and more extensively than any other figure in British history. Once the pride of a nation, his character was subsequently attacked and ridiculed as an example of all that was wrong with a country in decline. But, as Max Jones argues, the evidence suggests otherwise. Jones, Max Jan 1, 2012 1785
Journey of discovery: the tragic deaths of Scott and his four companions on their return from the South Pole captured the world's imagination and have become the one, if not the only, thing associated with Scott's final expedition. But in reality, the pole journey was only part of a bigger story. Nearly 100 years on, it's time to recognise the remarkable scientific achievements of Scott's last expedition. Simonsson, Elin Jan 1, 2012 1860
The lyrical adventurer: Apsley Cherry-Garrard is one of the unsung heroes of polar exploration. After discovering the bodies of Scott, Wilson and Bowers in 1912, he overcame anxiety and depression to write an account of the Terra Nova expedition that is arguably the greatest adventure book of all time. Sara Wheeler recounts his story. Wheeler, Sara Jan 1, 2012 2740
A century of Captain Scott's hut: one hundred years after it was built, Scott's hut at Cape Evans still stands as a testament to a remarkable period in history. While its original construction and the effects of the dry, frigid climate have undoubtedly contributed to their preservation, it's the work of conservators that has kept it in such extraordinary condition. Headland, Bob Jan 1, 2012 1710
Scott of the Antarctic. Sandford, Christopher Column Jan 1, 2012 2611
Bringing firepower, commerce and the faith to Asia. Flanigan, James Dec 23, 2011 920
An arctic execution: private Charles B. Henry of the united states lady franklin bay expedition 1881-84. Stein, Glenn M. Report Dec 1, 2011 11361
Columbus' arrival linked to C[O.sub.2] drop: depopulation of Americas may have spurred Little Ice Age. Powell, Devin Nov 5, 2011 437
Top ten writer's reads. Brief article Sep 1, 2011 334
Uncovering the lost world: Paul Sereno, dinosaur hunter. Charles, Michaele Biography Jul 1, 2011 633
Whitman's Columbia: the commemoration of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 in "A Thought of Columbus". Vogel, Andrew Critical essay Jun 22, 2011 7740
Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Elizabeth I, and the Anglo-Spanish conflict. Probasco, Nate Jun 22, 2011 7140
Phantom pacific paradise: was the Marquis De Rays' New France a Cleverly plotted scam or a fantasy that went horribly wrong? Goodman, Jordan Report Jun 1, 2011 1755
Ernest S. (Tiger) Burch, Jr. (1938-2010). Pratt, Kenneth L. Obituary Jun 1, 2011 1651
Cattle fair at Andorra la Vella, taken by FH Deverell, October 1889. Brief article Apr 1, 2011 189
In search of the ice cave: the location of the source of the Oxus River has long been cloaked in mystery, despite the efforts of such luminaries as Lord Curzon and Sir Francis Younghusband. In 2007, Bill Colegrave set out with two companions to solve the mystery once and for all. In this extract from his new book, he describes their efforts to reach one of the prime candidates. Colegrave, Bill Jan 1, 2011 2862
Ten of the best. List Jan 1, 2011 667
25 years ago ... classic humanist. Madigan, Timothy J. Brief article Jan 1, 2011 183
Manliness in the life and posthumous reputation of Robert Falcon Scott. Cavell, Janice Report Dec 22, 2010 14338
Bigfoot in Beijing? Dec 22, 2010 132
Charles Brewer Carias. Bromfield, Tim Interview Dec 1, 2010 941
How Christopher Columbus helped invent the taco. Rose, Ann T. Nov 1, 2010 426
Henry Hudson sails into Hudson Bay: August 3rd, 1610. Cavendish, Richard Aug 1, 2010 438
Man of mystery and adventure: one of many independent explorers of the New World, Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett gained notoriety in his fatal attempt to find the lost city of the Amazon. Jul 1, 2010 1765
A dangerous race: two daring teams dash to a frozen finish line. Adams, Jacqueline May 8, 2010 1679
The spectacle of Champlain: commemorating Quebec. Leroux, Darryl Essay May 1, 2010 10099
A bad man in Africa: as Zimbabwe celebrated 30 years of independence on 18 April, it was hard to remember that modern Zimbabwe started as a fiefdom of one man, Cecil Rhodes, and a few colleagues, who tricked king Lobengula out of his domain. Bertrand Russell, the British philosopher, mathematician and historian, tells the story even better in freedom and organisation, published by Routledge. Russell, Bertrand May 1, 2010 1743
Other academic archives available online include a collection of some one hundred letters written by missionary doctor and African explorer David Livingstone (www Brief article Apr 1, 2010 107
Eyewitness. Shackleton, Ernest Brief article Mar 22, 2010 96
Thomas Clissold atop the Matterhorn berg, taken by Herbert Ponting during the 1910-13 British Antarctic expedition. Photograph Mar 1, 2010 259
The search fro Franklin: the disappearance of the Franklin expedition to find the Northwest Passage was one of the most celebrated mysteries of the Victorian era. And despite a series of discoveries over the past 164 years, questions remain. Now, a Canadian team is searching for the final piece of the puzzle: the ships themselves. Edward, Olivia Feb 1, 2010 1461
Web Review: Turning the pages of Darwin's notebooks and Scott's last expedition. Hadley, Kathryn Brief article Feb 1, 2010 318
Warming to the ice: the first woman to ever cross the ice to both the South and North poles shares her passion, dreams, and concerns. Biography Jan 1, 2010 1070
Book on Bernier translated by William Barr. Brief article Dec 1, 2009 129
Destination News - Europe. Nov 2, 2009 1778
Dutch adventures in the new world. Stern, Fred Nov 1, 2009 2587
Examining ten commonly accepted verbal maps of American history. Levinson, Martin H. Report Oct 1, 2009 2811
Flotilla flagships. DuChene, Jenna Oct 1, 2009 405
Rocky rapids and sinking hopes: river travel, commercial rivalries, and political divides in Oskar Lenz's Gabon voyages, 1874-77. Rich, Jeremy Critical essay Sep 22, 2009 10335
William Pink of the Hudson's Bay Company: Fur Trader, explorer & winterer. Maccagno, Tom Sep 22, 2009 4818
After whom is Herschel Island named? Burn, C.R. Report Sep 1, 2009 4641
Fridtjof Nansen's matches: carried by the Norwegian explorer during his ill-fated attempt to become the first man to reach the North Pole. Sep 1, 2009 610
Explorateur: Samuel Champlain intrepid explorer. Vandrei, Charles Biography Aug 1, 2009 1806
Watchtowers on the water: New York's Lake Champlain Lighthouses. Tuers, Richard Aug 1, 2009 1402
Matthew Flinders' navigational equipment: tools of the trade of the first man to circumnavigate the Australian continent. Aug 1, 2009 569
To the end--or at least top--of the earth. Avery, Tom Personal account Jul 1, 2009 2872
Become an ... explorer. Interview Jun 22, 2009 1547
To the ends of the earth: modern-day explorer Tom Avery pushes the boundaries of what's possible. Cook, Marie-Louise May 1, 2009 1299
Omani explorer. Brief article May 1, 2009 125
Samuel White Baker's rifle: part of the Victorian explorer, author and big game hunter's formidable arsenal. Apr 1, 2009 580
Meyer lemon: the west's sweetest citrus might just be from a tree in your own backyard. Fish, Peter Brief article Apr 1, 2009 196
Beyond endurance: how British explorer Ernest Shackleton's quest to cross Antarctica by foot turned into an epic struggle for survival. Wilmore, Kathy Chronology Mar 16, 2009 1567
Eyewitness. Brief article Mar 16, 2009 99
A historic journey: reading a map. Mar 16, 2009 351
The Pole at last! Reading a chronology. Chronology Mar 16, 2009 623
Homage to local hero. Mercer, Laurie Brief article Feb 1, 2009 171
Spotlight on the Hudson: in 2009 New York State is celebrating the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage of exploration and discovery of the river that bears his name. Feb 1, 2009 192
Lead poisoning. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 223
To see what he could see. Oct 13, 2008 149
Naming. Prior, Tim Poem Sep 22, 2008 634
Inuit sunglasses: brought back from the Arctic by the 19th-century explorer William Parry. Sep 1, 2008 524
Forgotten voyage: you may not find his name on the map, but Alejandro Malaspina is finally being recognized for his rigorously scientific exploration of the Americas in the 1700s. Werner, Louis Biography Sep 1, 2008 2703
Fair weather anomaly helped historic Magellan voyage. Aug 1, 2008 372
Months past: the source of the Nile; the pact to end war; and the fall of the hospitallers: Richard Cavendish introduces this month's anniversaries. Cavendish, Richard Aug 1, 2008 1564
Minority report: the cultural traditions of the Li people Hainan Island, China, are rapidly disappearing as they are assimilated by the dominant Han Chinese. But now veteran explorer Wong How Man is trying to save one of the island's last traditional Li villages from the bulldozers. Montlake, Simon Jun 1, 2008 1874
Encounters with strangers: meeting rituals down under. Newbury, Paul Jun 1, 2008 2125
Five fearless explorers. Brief biography May 1, 2008 1269
Match 'em up. Brief article May 1, 2008 125
Bill Tilman's typewriter: used by the British climber and sailor to write about his expeditions. May 1, 2008 590
Stripped assets: the opening of the Atlantic and the Discovery of Mankind: David Abulafia, author of the newly published The Discovery of Mankind, considers Columbus' first encounters with the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, and shows how, in the flesh, newly discovered peoples challenged European preconceptions about what it meant to be human. Abulafia, David May 1, 2008 3507
Don't blame Columbus. Brief article Apr 14, 2008 129
Peary and Henson's quest for the pole. McCammack, Jason Apr 1, 2008 427
David Livingstone's prismatic compass: used by the famous explorer and missionary during his last journey to find the source of the Nile. Apr 1, 2008 600
That magnificent man in his flying machine: Richard Stoneman investigates the strange but widely held belief in the Middle Ages, that Alexander the Great had conquered more than the land, taking to the air and travelled to the ocean depths. Stoneman, Richard Apr 1, 2008 3539
Will Steger: National Geographic Arctic explorer. Interview Apr 1, 2008 320
Captain Scott's provisions: bags of food found at the British explorer's final camp on his ill-fated South Pole expedition. Mar 1, 2008 554
From fury to terror: Francis Crozier is the forgotten man of Arctic and Antarctic discovery. Despite being at the centre of the three great endeavours of 19th-century polar exploration--the Northwest Passage, the North Pole and Antarctica--this remarkable man has been overlooked by history. Smith, Michael Mar 1, 2008 1739
March-April '08: "the Sotadic Zone". Schneider, Richard, Jr. Mar 1, 2008 514
Event of the month. Calendar Feb 1, 2008 207
Sir Francis Younghusband's bronze Buddha: the British explorer, Army officer, mystic and RGS president was given this statue by the Tibetans in 1904 during his infamous expedition to Lhasa. Feb 1, 2008 533
To the ends of the Earth. Feb 1, 2008 1298
Champlain stories. Jan 1, 2008 423
Captain Speke's artificial horizon: the army officer and explorer used this navigational aid during his search for the source of the River Nile. Jan 1, 2008 583
Saving Mawson's Hut: almost a century after explorer and geologist Douglas Mawson established an extensive scientific research programme at Cape Denison in Antarctica, another team of Australians has battled blizzards and the hostile polar environment to complete the first stage of a ten-year programme aimed at preserving Mawson's iconic hut. Mossman, Simon Jan 1, 2008 1954
North Pole is stressful, study finds. Napoli, Denise Brief article Dec 1, 2007 192
Hadow heads north again. Brief article Dec 1, 2007 111
Mark bound for the North Pole; ARCTIC ADVENTURE: Ex-Finham Park School pupil to help mate notch up a 'first' for explorers. Nov 29, 2007 593
Colter's wonders of the West. Fillmore, Lori Nov 1, 2007 508
Are you a great explorer? Nov 1, 2007 425
Event of the month. Conference news Nov 1, 2007 305
Robert Peary's oil stove: a vital item from the US explorer's still-disputed 1909 expedition to the North Pole. Nov 1, 2007 527
Forward crawl across the White Continent: fifty years ago, the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, under the leadership of Vivian Fuchs, achieved the goal that had so tragically eluded Ernest Shackleton when it made the first ever overland traverse of Antarctica. Christian Amodeo tell the tale of this epic crossing. Amodeo, Christian Nov 1, 2007 2190
Explorer's essentials: , digital explorer, techer and co-founder of Buchanan-Dunlop, Jaime Brief article Nov 1, 2007 217
WALES: Welsh explorers' items auctioned. Oct 1, 2007 255
Dr Hamilton-Rice's wireless set: during his final expedition to the Amazon, the American became the first explorer to employ short-wave radio and aircraft in the field. Oct 1, 2007 411
Oil and watercolour, but mostly ice: Sir Wally Herbert's last book--a posthumous collection of paintings entitled The Polar World--is a fitting memorial to one of the 20th century's greatest explorers. Nick Smith talks to Sir Wally's daughter Kari, who edited the book and saw it through to publication. Smith, Nick Oct 1, 2007 1570
WELSH CRUSADE; Nicholas Crane follows in the foot steps of one of Wales' great explorers GREAT BRITISH JOURNEYS Tuesday, BBC2 8pm. Sep 8, 2007 508
Event of the month. Brief article Sep 1, 2007 139
Obituary: Sir Wally Herbert. Obituary Aug 1, 2007 118
Harry Philby's ceremonial brushes: the renowned Arabist used these brushes when he took part in the ceremonial cleaning of the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine. Biography Aug 1, 2007 562
Life saver. Jul 1, 2007 1987
Explorer's essential:Alastair Humphrey, around-the-world charity cyclist. Humphreys, Alastair Brief article Jul 1, 2007 294
End of empire. Photograph Jun 1, 2007 1061
Explorer's essentials: John Pilkington, explorer, broadcaster and author. Pilkington, John Brief article May 1, 2007 323
Extreme eating: essential gear: an expedition marches on its stomach, says Paul Deegan, so the last thing you want to do is make a meal of your provision purchasing. Deegan, Paul Apr 1, 2007 1615
Le recit au service du vecu ou de l'imaginaire? Premiers voyageurs en Nouvelle France. Renier, Marie Critical essay Mar 22, 2007 10958
Fawcett's altimeter: the altimeter used by Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett on one of his numerous trips into the interior of Brazil has been in the Society's archives since 1920. Mar 1, 2007 531
A Hans Kruger Arctic Expedition cache on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut. Park, Robert W.; Stenton, Douglas R. Mar 1, 2007 3921
Henry George 'Gino' Watkins' wound plugs: wooden pegs used by the young explorer during an expedition to Greenland, where he disappeared while hunting seals. Feb 1, 2007 496
Natalie Hoare in conversation with ... Sir Ranulph Fiennes. Hoare, Natalie Interview Feb 1, 2007 1007
Dram cold arrival for explorers. Jan 21, 2007 103
Explorer's essentials: Sir Ranulph Fiennes, explorer, mountaineer and marathon runner. Brief article Jan 1, 2007 178
The tragic expedition of Sir John Franklin. Craats, Rennay Jan 1, 2007 1108
Polar pioneer. Brief article Dec 1, 2006 149
Code name: adventure. Nov 13, 2006 187
Understanding primary sources: Pike's predicaments. Nov 13, 2006 508
Sights unseen: self-proclaimed 'urban explorers' seek out derelict buildings for art's sake, but what does this trend mean for the demolition contractors responsible for the sites? Turley, William Nov 1, 2006 860
A thoroughly modern explorer: for half a century, Robin Hanbury-Tenison has been an expeditionary force to be reckoned with. Nick Smith caught up with the explorer on his 70th birthday and discovered that he has lost none of his legendary thirst for both adventure and controversy. Smith, Nick Interview Nov 1, 2006 1880
'...Bringing facts into some connexion with each other....': Ludwig Becker's narrative strategies in his Burke and Wills illustrations. Heckenberg, Kerry Sep 22, 2006 6749
Commander Angus Bruce Erskine, RN 1928-2006. Burton, Robert In memoriam Sep 1, 2006 1600
Your headwear, I presume: Henry Morton Stanley's pith helmet. Sep 1, 2006 352
Sacagawea's Nickname (1), or the Sacagawea Problem. Denzin, Norman K. Critical essay Jun 1, 2006 8094
Wrecked steamboat gives up its treasures. Brown, Aneeta Jun 1, 2006 1262
Death on the Niger: the truth about Mungo Park: this year marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Mungo Park, one of the great explorers of Africa and the founding figure of modern travel writing. Author of the bestselling Gates of Africa and a leading expert on the Scottish explorer, Anthony Sattin traces Park's final journey up Mali's Niger River in an attempt to cast light on his mysterious death. Sattin, Anthony Apr 1, 2006 2159
"Coal Age Galapagos": Joggins and the lions of Nineteenth Century geology. Calder, John H. Mar 1, 2006 7580
Rescuing Inuit names from phonetic butchery. Nungak, Zebedee Mar 1, 2006 802
Francis Kingdon-Ward (1885-1958) was an explorer, botanist, author and photographer who spent his life travelling through Tibet, China, Burma and India hunting for new plant species and collecting specimens. Amodeo, Christian Biography Feb 1, 2006 673
Portfolio of a plant hunter. Photograph Feb 1, 2006 543
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002): Norwegian explorer who drifted across the Pacific on a raft to test theories of human migration. Biography Jan 1, 2006 665
Explorer's essentials: Hugh Thompson, Bristol-based explorer, filmmaker and author. Thomson, Hugh Brief article Jan 1, 2006 289
Tom Wilson of the Canadian Rockies. Morley, William F.E. Jan 1, 2006 4533
Exploring expedition preparation. Cook, Eliza Editorial Nov 1, 2005 452
From pole to poll: as part of this special, exploration-themed issue, we decided to solicit the opinions of some of the respected and inspiring individuals we loosely call explorers. Not that many of them would use that label themselves, as we rapidly discovered. Amodeo, Christian Nov 1, 2005 1439
How to be an explorer: planning an expedition can often seem more daunting than actually carrying it out. Jo Sargent discovers some tips and tricks for increasing your chances of success. Sargent, Jo Nov 1, 2005 2204
Scotland's forgotten explorer: overshadowed by Livingstone, Burton and Stanley, the exploits of the hapless John Duncan have been all but forgotten. Derek O'Connor tells the story of a pioneering Scottish explorer in the old West African French colony of Dahomey. O'Connor, Derek Cover Story Nov 1, 2005 1935
Wally Herbert: the greatest of them all? Ranulph Fiennes called him the "greatest explorer of our time". His physical achievements defy statistics, but it's his spiritual connections that set him apart from the rest, says his old friend Robin Hanbury-Tenison. Hanbury-Tenison, Robin Nov 1, 2005 1630
History's ultimate explorer. Hadow, Pen Nov 1, 2005 911
David Livingstone reaches the Victoria falls: November 17th, 1855. Nov 1, 2005 548
Explorer's essentials: Mikael Strandberg, Sweden's premier explorer. Oct 1, 2005 387
Swedish explorers finish 'impossible' journey. Deegan, Paul Brief Article Aug 1, 2005 273
Chloe Scott-Moncrieff inconversation with a Tom Avery. Scott-Moncrieff, Chloe Interview Aug 1, 2005 889
Polar adventurers break record. Amodeo, Christian Brief Article Jul 1, 2005 239
Getting to know the Colonel. Amodeo, Christian Interview May 1, 2005 2229
George Caley's Blue Mountains expedition revisited 200 years on. Apr 1, 2005 1128
The Swedish ice man of Siberia: he's completed expeditions in the Americas, East Africa and across Asia. He's been honoured by the Explorer's Club and is a household name in his native Sweden, but few in the UK have heard of explorer Mikael Strandberg. Chloe-Scott Moncrieff caught up with him on the eve of his attempt to walk across Siberia in the dark. Moncrieff, Chloe-Scott Mar 1, 2005 1777
Explorer's essentials: John Blashford-Snell, Operation Raleigh and Scientific Exploration Society founder. Brief Article Mar 1, 2005 211
Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) Irish-born explorer Ernest Shackleton contributed to several Antarctic expeditions but is best known for his heroic survival effort during his final expedition. Amodeo, Christian Feb 1, 2005 528
Last explorer of the Amazon: distinguished historian John Hemming profiles the career of Brazilian explorer Sydney Possuelo, who was recently awarded a Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) gold medal for his work with the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. Hemming, John Feb 1, 2005 2111
Treacherous travels: will two hardy adventurers survive a journey across the Arctic Ocean? Costello, Emily Jan 3, 2005 2366
Jane, Lady Franklin (1791-1875): the wife of the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, Jane, Lady Franklin was the first woman to receive the Royal Geographical Society's Founder's Medal. Amodeo, Christian Biography Jan 1, 2005 540
Explorers' ship discovered in the Arctic. Amodeo, Christian Brief Article Dec 1, 2004 193
Sir Francis Leopold McClintock (1819-1907) a Royal Navy officer and polar explorer, Francis McClintock discovered the fate of the missing Franklin Expedition and charted large areas of the Arctic. Amodeo, Christian Dec 1, 2004 517
Crossing the empty quarter: Wilfred Thesiger's travels in Arabia (1950). Dec 1, 2004 405
James Wordie: polar exploration's unsung hero: although he took part in nine polar expeditions and was involved in both the 1953 ascent of Mount Everest and the first crossing of Antarctica, James Wordie has been overlooked by historians. Michael Smith, author of the first-ever biography of this neglected giant of exploration, tells his remarkable story. Smith, Michael Oct 1, 2004 1611
Sir Wally Herbert had mapped 73,000 square kilometres of previously unexplored land before he was 30. In 1969, he led the team that made the first undisputed attainment of the North Pole on foot and continued to Svalbard, becoming the first to cross the entire Arctic Ocean. Christian Amodeo joins him on his 70th birthday to learn more about his many achievements. Amodeo, Christian Interview Oct 1, 2004 696
Next stop, the top of the world: Life hasn't been easy for Sir Ranulph Fiennes in recent years. A double heart bypass and the death of his wife have led some to suggest it's time he hung up his ice-axe. But, as Chloe Scott-Moncrieff discovers, he's not taking any notice. Far from it.... Scott-Moncrieff, Chloe Interview Sep 1, 2004 1915
In Search of Magic and Mystery in Tibet. Nordbye, Masha Sep 1, 2004 3950
Antarctica's heritage under threat: Antarctica's historical huts, once thought to be perfectly preserved by the continent's cold, dry climate, are being eaten away by the powerful polar winds, as Bob Headland of the Scott Polar Research Institute explains. Headland, Bob Aug 1, 2004 1882
The amazing William Augustus Bowles: a colorful life on the southern Indian frontier. Johnson, Michael G. Jul 1, 2004 1241
20 years ago today ... geographical Magazine, June 1984. Amodeo, Christian Brief Article Jun 1, 2004 213
A very British explorer: Miranda Haines talks to writer and explorer Hugh Thomson about his recent mountaineering expedition to a sacred mountain in the Indian Himalaya that is closed to all but a few climbers. Haines, Miranda Interview Jun 1, 2004 1726
Graham Westbrook Rowley (1912-2003). MacDonald, John Obituary Jun 1, 2004 1377
Sverdrup stamp unveilings. Brief Article Jun 1, 2004 287
Rainbow spotted at South Pole. Brief Article Apr 1, 2004 121
Finnish explorer still missing at North Pole - report. Brief Article Mar 10, 2004 116
The birth of Amerigo Vespucci: March 9th, 1454. Cavendish, Richard Mar 1, 2004 649
Heinrich Barth (1821-65) A geographer, historian, archaeologist and linguist, Heinrich Barth is remembered for his valuable studies on previously unknown regions of North and Central Africa. Amodeo, Christian Feb 1, 2004 517
The philanthropic geographer: born on a tea plantation in Ceylon, Sir Christopher Ondaatje represented Canada at the Olympics then made his fortune in publishing, before settling into life as an explorer and writer. Miranda Haines talks to him about how his love of Africa inspired him to write about Ernest Hemingway in his latest book. Haines, Miranda Feb 1, 2004 1958
Lewis and Clark winter on river Dubois. White, Charles E; Reardon, Mark J. Dec 1, 2003 1044
Missing in West Africa. Paterson, Vicky Brief Article Nov 1, 2003 284
Sir Wilfred Thesiger (1910-2003). Hanbury-Tenison, Robin Brief Article Nov 1, 2003 1004
A giant leap into Africa: in the late 18th century, more was known about the surface of the moon than about the interior of Africa. But then a group of prominent and determined men decided to put that right. In the process, they founded the Royal Geographical Society. Sattin, Anthony Nov 1, 2003 1859
21st-Century exploring: in this month's special report, self-confessed mountain obsessive Paul Deegan offers up some sound advice for planning and executing your next expedition, reports on some expeditions currently out in the field and delves into his address book for a comprehensive contact list. Deegan, Paul Nov 1, 2003 3517
Northern exposure: record-breaking polar explorer Pen Hadow talks to Christian Amodeo about discovering his vocation in the RGS-IBG reading room, swimming in the Arctic and his new fame. Amodeo, Christian Interview Nov 1, 2003 2071
Lewis and Clark: at the falls of the Ohio. White, Charles E. Oct 1, 2003 393
Mac the life: damned good. Buck, Daniel Interview Sep 1, 2003 1223
John Charles Fremont and the exploration of the American West. Kreyche, Gerald F. Biography Sep 1, 2003 5979
Explorer of the orient: photojournalist, explorer and conservationist Wong How Man talks to Liz Scarff about his fascination with the wilds of western China. Scarff, Liz Biography Aug 1, 2003 1442
"Far as the eye can reach": scientific exploration and explorers' poetry in the Arctic, 1832-1852. Behrisch, Erika Critical Essay Mar 22, 2003 7916
Deep Cuba: voyage to the bottom of the embargo: Bill Belleville was part of a Discovery Channel-financed expedition to explore Cuba's waters. From the trip came Belleville's recent book, Deep Cuba (University of Georgia Press, 2002). We caught up with Bill at his home in Florida. Clarke, Chris Interview Mar 22, 2003 1169
Scottish explorer planned to annex Spitsbergen, according to biography. Brief Article Mar 14, 2003 115
Sir Robert Dudley: Duke of Northumberland: this swashbuckling chancer lived two lives, the first English, the second Italian. Raymond E. Role chronicles the chameleon career which ranges from Elizabethan privateer, explorer and courtier to Stuart expatriate, religious renegade, shipbuilder, architect, inventor, engineer, cartographer and paterfamilias. Role, Raymond E. Mar 1, 2003 3784
John Blashford-Snell: Colonel John Blashford-Snell is in a remote part of Guyana, where he's helping a local tribe set up a sustainable business, and tuning its grand piano. The explorer, who is best known for his reed-boat adventures, spoke to Christian Amodeo until the solar-charged batteries of his satellite phone ran out. Amodeo, Christian Interview Feb 1, 2003 765
Life in the freezer: coming to terms with the reality of living in the Antarctic proved to be as much of a challenge as carrying out the expedition's scientific research and exploratory work. The following extracts reveal how the team dealt with the extreme conditions and found ways to distract themselves. (South Polar Times). Jan 1, 2003 1225
The secret agenda of Western Australian explorer, Robert Dale (1809-1853). Cook, Karen Severud Jan 1, 2003 7158
Beginning of Calgary: the Isaac S. Freeze letters 1883-84. Dempsey, Hugh Jan 1, 2003 572
One: off to the west. Jan 1, 2003 2252
Two: arrival in Calgary. Jan 1, 2003 2578
Three: open for business. Jan 1, 2003 3303
Four: trip to the Rockies. Jan 1, 2003 816
Five: winter, 1883-84. Jan 1, 2003 3537
Six: epilogue. Brief Article Jan 1, 2003 189
The charts produced during the Pacific voyages of Bougainville and cook: a comparison. Robson, John Cullen Jan 1, 2003 8877
In search of the true explorer. (What is an explorer?). Allen, Benedict Dec 1, 2002 1960

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