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Five Deeps Expedition: A New World Record! V., Saumya Sep 17, 2019 642
The Botanical Illustrations from the Sesse and Mocino Expedition (1787-1803). Dijkgraff, Leo Apr 1, 2019 2184
Into The Great Blue Hole. Mar 6, 2019 633
EXPLORE 2018: THE MODERN EXPLORE: With the RGS-IBG's annual Explore weekend on the horizon, the Society's vice president for expeditions and field research, Katie Willis, looks to international collaboration as the key to successful expeditions and field research for any 21st century venture. Nov 1, 2018 1827
Everest: A Reconnaissance. Nov 1, 2018 473
Think it through. Brief article Jan 1, 2017 275
I'm a geographer. Warrell, David Jun 1, 2015 810
Explore 2014. Oct 1, 2014 1685
Jan Pouwer's field research in the Star Mountains, west New Guinea. Ploeg, Anton Essay Mar 1, 2013 5340
The glacial chronicles: graduate student Benjamin Linhoff spent several months over the past two summers studying a glacier at a remote camp on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Here are excerpts from his blog describing life and work there. Linhoff, Ben Sep 22, 2012 3732
The quest to map Titanic. Lippsett, Lonny Cover story Mar 22, 2012 3231
The field of dreams. Jan 1, 2012 691
Neptune, Droid app, and astrotourism. Naeye, Robert Editorial Jul 1, 2011 457
A matter of one metre. Bromfield, Tim Sep 1, 2010 2251
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
On the Trails of the glaciers; Retracing the steps of a famous early 20th century expedition through the south asian Karakorum range near the lofty peak of K2 reveals that the region's glaciers are shrinking in response to a warming climate. Ventura, Fabiano Jan 1, 2010 805
Hidden but not forgotten: local people often played a pivotal role in exploratory expeditions, but their contributions haven't always been recognised. Hidden Histories, a new project and exhibition at the royal geographical society (with IBG), aims to piece together the stories of these unsung heroes and celebrate their expertise. Dec 1, 2009 710
Polar Portraits. Keohane, Patrick Cover story Mar 1, 2009 976
Cape hopeful. Noble, David Mar 1, 2009 444
Anytime anyplace anywhere: technology enables expeditions to instantly communicate with the outside world. But as Paul Deegan discovers, the ability to phone home from the ends of the Earth has been around for more than half a century. Deegan, Paul Feb 1, 2009 1308
Beer jug from HMS Alert: used by the officers on the scurvy-riddled British Arctic Expedition of 1875-76. Dec 1, 2008 570
Lead poisoning. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 223
Inspiration for exploration. Rummins, Henry Oct 1, 2008 554
Spreading the scientific word: missionaries as global naturalists on 19th century Madagascar. Anderson, Thomas Report Sep 22, 2008 7559
Can of roast beef from HMS Resolute: left in the Canadian Arctic by the ship's crew after they abandoned their search for the missing Franklin expedition. Jul 1, 2008 581
Nautilus gramophone recording: the sounds recorded during the nuclear submarine's pioneering journey beneath the North Pole. Jun 1, 2008 585
Scholars and Amazon: former director of the Royal Geographical Society John Hemming looks back at the Society's rich history of pioneering exploration and scientific expeditions in the Amazon rainforest, which resulted in discoveries that have shaped our modern understanding of the world. Hemming, John May 1, 2008 2028
Fieldwork and expeditions in the real world. Rummins, Henry May 1, 2008 500
WHOI vessel helps search for wreck of John Paul Jones' ship. Nevala, Amy E. Apr 1, 2008 525
Robot 'paints' a stunning seascape. Kusek, Kristen M. Apr 1, 2008 519
Voyages of discovery. Image Mar 1, 2008 950
Amazon adventure: a-level student Oliver Russell recounts his incredible expedition into the Amazon rainforest on a conservation exercise--his prize for winning the 2007 Geographical Young Geographer of the Year competition. Jan 1, 2008 797
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
Publishing the U.S. exploring expedition: the fruits of the glorious enterprise. Boudreau, Joan Report Jan 1, 2008 5832
Relive intrepid expeditions of the past. Brief article Dec 1, 2007 177
Henry Bates's pincushion: the British naturalist stored his entomology pins on this cushion during his travels through the Amazon. Dec 1, 2007 571
Hadow heads north again. Brief article Dec 1, 2007 111
Cold and dead? Medical advice on avoiding cold injuries and hypothermia on expeditions to sub-zero environments by Dr Harvey Pynn of Wilderness Medical Training. Pynn, Harvey Dec 1, 2007 456
Explorer's essentials: Charlie Hunter, adventurer and participant in a recent 'bear-dodging' expedition in Spitsbergen. Hunter, Charlie Brief article Dec 1, 2007 244
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
End of empire. Photograph Jun 1, 2007 1061
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
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
Gathering the cold, hard facts: fifty years ago, the International Geophysics Year kick-started serious science in the Antarctic. This month, to mark the occasion, the International Council for Science is launching the International Polar Year 2007-08, which will see more than 200 research groups comprising thousands of scientists from more than 60 countries head to the ends of the Earth. Varley, Martin Mar 1, 2007 2411
Coral gardens. Sohn, Emily Mar 1, 2006 874
Voyaging to the Moon: use binoculars or a small telescope to discover a wonderland of craters, mountains, and "seas.". Seronik, Gary Jan 1, 2006 809
Outdoor technology: essential gear: expeditioners are increasingly employing high-tech equipment to stay safe and keep in touch with the outside world, says Paul Deegan. Deegan, Paul Jan 1, 2006 1787
A new face in town, alongside an old friend. Brief Article Dec 1, 2005 224
Motoring off to the Lost World. Brief Article May 1, 2005 283
Delight. Gormley, Antony Column Apr 1, 2005 332
Rio Grande survey success. Amodeo, Christian Brief Article Oct 1, 2004 217
Possible ski tracks of missing Finnish explorer found - report. Brief Article Mar 24, 2004 108
Music and Culture of West Africa: the Straus Expedition. Charry, Eric Dec 1, 2003 1495
The quiet adventures: the origins of the Royal Geographical Society may lie in the exploration of Africa, but it went on to support countless lower-profile expeditions to all four corners of the globe, as is illustrated by these images from the RGS-IBG archives. Nov 1, 2003 372
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
RGS-IBG approved and supported projects 2003. Directory Nov 1, 2003 849
Expeditionism: if you dream of taking on a challenge in a far-off land, relying on your abilities and those of your colleagues to succeed, where the only limits are those you set yourself, then you may be suffering symptoms of expeditionism. These companies can put you on the path to recovery. Nov 1, 2003 951
Axel Heiberg expedition. (Northern News). Brief Article Mar 1, 2003 160
Exploring Terra Australis: Peter Monteath recalls what happened when two explorers, whose nations were battling for supremacy, met on the other side of the world. Monteath, Peter Jan 1, 2003 3935
BAAE voyage returns to UK. (Exploration & discovery: * RGS-IBG-backed expeditions set off * BAAE expedition success * A drive to Sydney for charity * Atlantic flight tribute * Himalaya project catches snow leopards in the act). Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 177
The world on film: a history of exploration photography: Shackleton's Endurance expedition to Antarctica in 1915 would never have had the same impact without Frank Hurley's images. Since then new technologies have helped to diminish the gap between the event and publication of images, changing the face of exploration photography forever. (photography). Watkins, Steve Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 943
The 2002 Ralph Brown Expedition Award--winner. (Events at the Society). Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 191
News. (History in the Media). Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 625
Youth adventure. (exploration & discovery). Winser, Shane Brief Article May 1, 2002 278
History in the making. Brief Article May 1, 2002 297
Artic year. (Letters from high latitudes). Evans, Mark Brief Article May 1, 2002 325
Ask mapman[TM]. Brief Article Apr 22, 2002 343
20,000 images of Everest: the RGS (with IBG) hold the world's greatest collection of Everest expedition photographs, dating back to 1921. Now work has begun on the Everest Archive -- an incredible electronic database of images that will open up the collection to the public for the first time. (In Society: a round-up of news, views, and events happening this month at the society). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 249
Saving lives. (exploration & discovery). Winser, Shane Brief Article Mar 1, 2002 191
The type and number of expeditions in the Franklin search 1847-1859. Ross, W. Gillies Mar 1, 2002 10046
Campfire tales. (exploration & discovery). Winser, Shane Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 191
Britain and Russia take Siberian challenge. (Expedition news). Haines, Miranda Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 203
Much to discover. (exploration & discovery). Winser, Shane Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 354
Antarctic army. (exploration & discovery). Amodeo, Chris Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 496
Capturing Hawai`i's rare beauty: scientific desire and precolonial ambivalence in E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Haimatochare". Weinstein, Valerie Topic Overview Jan 1, 2002 8910
Leadership training to take place in the Indonesian jungle. (RGS-IBG News). Brief Article Dec 1, 2001 295
Fresh start: Mark Evans is leading a 12-strong team of young geographers to the Arctic for a research project. This is his first report in a new series for Geographical. (Arctic Year). Evans, Mark Brief Article Nov 1, 2001 218
The world is your oyster. Robertson, Elliot Brief Article Jul 1, 2001 823
The importance of being Ernest. Laughton, Neil Jun 1, 2001 2104
From bottom to top. Brief Article May 1, 2001 182
According to plan. Oct 1, 2000 2475
GEO LIVES Out and about. Fry, Carolyn Brief Article Jul 1, 2000 789
Hell with a capital H. King, Peter May 1, 2000 1356
First past the pole. Fry, Carolyn Brief Article Mar 1, 2000 2025
Expedition advisors take to the road. Brief Article Feb 1, 2000 142
Reed all about it. Green, Philip Withers; Hutchinson, Peter Jan 1, 2000 2474
Weekend explorer. Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 173
Agassiz, Garman, Albatross, and the Collection of Deep-sea Fishes. SUMMERS, ADAM P.; HARTEL, KARSTEN E.; KOOB, THOMAS J. Sep 22, 1999 4415
Into the heart of Borneo. Sykes, Lisa Apr 1, 1998 2333
The women of FAMOUS: remembrance of times past. Sullivan, Kathryn D. Mar 22, 1998 1260
An awful place. Craig, Simon Nov 1, 1997 2183
Cooool science on Antarctica: why do scientists flock to the coldest, windiest, loneliest place on Earth? Stiefel, Chana Freiman Sep 8, 1997 1239
How warming helps Antarctic ice. Monastersky, Richard Brief Article Aug 30, 1997 330
Edmond Halley - explorer. Seymour, Ian Biography Jun 1, 1996 3758
Out of the deep freeze. Werner, Louis Bibliography Jul 1, 1995 673
Ocean drilling program. Cullen, Vicky Dec 22, 1992 834
Personalized, computerized news via satellite. Rosen, Sheri Column Dec 1, 1991 861

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