2 edition of Expedition to the edge found in the catalog.
Expedition to the edge
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-341).
|LC Classifications||CT9971.M37 A3 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||345 p. :|
|Number of Pages||345|
|LC Control Number||2008930513|
Antarctica, an expedition to the edge of the earth. Johannes Huwe. Adventure and nature photographer. The expedition to the Antarctic began with several days spent traveling from Germany to Argentina’s southern-most city, which is also the southern-most city in the world: Ushuaia. The word “Ushuaia“ is taken from one of the indigenous. Over the Edge of the World is biography of Ferdinand Magellan that chronicles his voyage from Spain to attempt the circumnavigation of the globe. Magellan was born into a wealthy Portuguese family in around , and became a skilled sailor and naval : Laurence Bergreen.
Alison Levine, Team Captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition, shares life lessons learned from the world’s most extreme environments. Foreword by Mike Krzyzewski. On the Edge is an engaging leadership manual that provides concrete insights garnered from various extreme environments ranging from Mt. Everest to the South Pole. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8, metres (28, ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions.
In Leading at the Edge, consultant Dennis Perkins masterfully weaves the story of Shackleton's journey - with all of the drama and intensity intact - into 10 strategies for 'leading at the edge.' Perkins expertly combines leadership examples from the expedition with well-known corporate problems, and subsequent solutions, to define a model of Brand: AMACOM. Her second novel, To the Bright Edge of the World, is again set in Alaska but in , a few decades earlier than the previous book: this is an era of explorers and prospectors rather than.
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In Expedition to the Edge: Stories of Worldwide Adventure, Martel has assembled 59 compelling and entertaining stories that uniquely capture the exploits, the hardships, the fears and the personal insights of a virtual whos who of contemporary adventurers as they explore remote mountain landscapes from the Rockies to Pakistan to : Lynn Martel.
In Expedition to the Edge: Stories of Worldwide Adventure, Martel has assembled 59 compelling and entertaining stories that uniquely capture the exploits, the hardships, the fears and Expedition to the edge book personal insights of a virtual who’s who of contemporary adventurers as they explore remote mountain landscapes from the Rockies to Pakistan to Antarctica.
In Expedition to the Edge: Stories of Worldwide Adventure, Martel has assembled 59 compelling and entertaining stories that uniquely capture the exploits, the hardships, the fears and the personal.
Leading at The Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition Paperback – Ma by Dennis Perkins (Author), Margaret Holtman (Contributor), Jillian Murphy (Contributor) & 0 moreCited by: " To the Bright Edge of the World moves seamlessly through different times and different voices to depict an often harrowing journey that leads the central characters to question all that they 'have known as real & true.' Ivey's novel is a dazzling depiction of love, endurance, courage, and wonder, and a worthy successor to The Snow Child."/5().
On the Edge is an engaging leadership manual that provides concrete insights garnered from various extreme environments ranging from Mt Everest to the South Pole.
By reflecting on the lessons learned from her various expeditions, author Alison Levine makes the case that the leadership principles that apply in extreme adventure sport also apply in today's extreme business environments/5(). Expedition: Being an Account in Words and Artwork of the A.D.
Voyage to Darwin IV. Inwildlife artist Wayne Douglas Barlowe joined the first manned flight to Darwin IV, fourth planet in the newly discovered F-Class binary system light years from Earth.
Now his long-awaited account of that historic journey has been published/5. Expedition is a science fiction and speculative fiction book by artist-author Wayne Douglas Barlowe.
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I chose Endurance to add symmetry to my list. Earlier this year I read In the Kingdom of Ice, Hampton Sides' excellent book about a doomed expedition to the North Pole, and I thought I should balance the hemispheres by reading about a South Pole expedition.
Lansing's book was highly rated by GR friends, and justifiably so/5. This masterpiece of adventure literature, written by a survivor of the doomed British Antarctic Expedition, details the events leading up to the expedition and the tragedies that befell expedition leader Robert F.
Scott and his men while travelling on. This is a segment from "Expeditions to the Edge" on National Geographic Channel. This particular episode followed the fatal misadventure of four expert kayakers down the Tsangpo river in. Popular Adventure Expedition Books Showing of 76 Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Hardcover) by.
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Title: Expedition To The Edge: Stories Of Worldwide Adventure Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: September 9, Publisher: RMB | Rocky Mountain Books Language: English. In Expedition to the Edge: Stories of Worldwide Adventure, Martel has assembled 59 compelling and entertaining stories that uniquely capture the exploits, the hardships, the fears and the personal insights of a virtual who's who of contemporary adventurers as they explore remote mountain landscapes from the Rockies to Pakistan to Antarctica.
A voyage into history, a tour of the world emerging from the Middle Ages into the Renaissance, an anthropological account of tribes, languages, and customs unknown to Europeans, and a chronicle of a desperate grab for commercial and political power, Over the Edge of the World is a captivating tale that rivals the most exciting thriller fiction/5().
Voyage to the Edge of the World (French: Voyage au bout du monde) is a French nature documentary film directed by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, his son Philippe Cousteau and Marshall film follows a four months expedition through Antarctica undertaken between the end of and the beginning of It was Cousteau's third and last full-length film, following The Silent World Music by: Maurice Ravel pieces conducted by Serge Baudo.
Surely the most inspiring adventure story ever told.". Nominated by British explorer and Into The Abyss author Benedict Allen. "The narrator escapes from a gulag innear the Arctic Circle,". Books shelved as mountain-climbing: Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer, Touching the Void: The True Story of.
With David Paluck, Michael Bell, M. Steven Felty, Shohachi Haneda/10(1). TELEVISION SHOWS next >. Based on Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition, I believe this book to be one of the best on leadership principles. The author Perkins lays down 10 principles Shackleton used to get everyone home safe, and applying them in the every day life examples.
The distilled knowledge in this book I am still learning to appreciate.4/5. A Novel’s Team of Explorers Sets Out to Tame Alaska answers to these questions in her powerful second book, “To the Bright Edge of the World.” leads the expedition up the uncharted. The Ten Strategies for Success outlined in Leading at the Edge are vividly portrayed with examples from the Shackleton expedition, and from other contemporary stories of teams at The Edge.