The Royal Geographical Society Puzzle Book will bring the rich and colourful history and content of this great institution to the printed page in the form of a challenging, informative and entertaining quiz book. Explore hidden routes, decipher geographical details and discover amazing facts as you work through over a century's worth of geographical wonder - from Shackleton to Livingstone, Darwin to MacArthur, Aston to Wood. Comprising 50 unforgettable explorer profiles and expeditions retold through a set of increasingly difficult questions, the Society puzzle book is perfect for the budding geographer to the most veteran explorers and travellers. Throughout the book readers will be challenged to pit their wits against some of the world's most legendary explorers and answer questions on the complex nature of exploring and understanding our world. From Shackleton's three Antarctic expeditions to Ellen MacArthur's Vendee Globe solo race - readers are invited to test their geographical skills against some of the most experienced cartographers, geographers and explorers of all time. Wonderfully designed and packaged, the book will also include a brief history of the world's most prestigious geographical society and include references to the institution's ongoing support and contribution to modern scientific exploration and global expeditions, as well as a selection of images from the Society's collection of over two million items. With a Foreword by a well-known past President the book will be a wonderful celebration of the history of exploration and the perfect gift for map lovers, history buffs and geographers everywhere.

ISBN: 9781788702966
Author: Joyce, Nathan
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Dimension: 234mm X 153mm