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Journey Into Africa: The Life and Death of Keith Johnston, Scottish Cartographer and Explorer


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Januar 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This true and dramatic story begins with the finding of the last expedition diary of a forgotten Edinburgh cartographer - Keith Johnston. The diary was lying in the Royal Geographical Society of Scotland's storeroom and concerns his last, fatal expedition into the interior of Africa.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Searching for Keith Johnston; Auld Reekie - Edinburgh in the 19th century; Alexander Keith Johnston - "A painstaking and untiring diligence"; Johnston Secundus - the making of a cartographer; a Paraguayan adventure - the first exploration; "Only waiting the hand of civilized man"; African travel - "a chaos world"; Zanzibar - expedition capital; journey into Africa - the road to Behobeho; post mortem - the problem with Joseph Thomson.
EAN: 9781904445012
ISBN: 1904445012
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WHITTLES PUB
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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