The Royal Geographical Society Puzzle Book

The Royal Geographical Society, Nathan Joyce
AUD $29.99
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Pit your wits against the world's greatest explorers

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 Xmas tome. 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 Fawcett.

Comprising of 50 unforgettable explorer profiles and expeditions retold through a set of increasingly difficult questions, the RGS puzzle book is perfect for the most inexperienced geographer to the most veteran explorer. Throughout the book readers will be challenged to pit their wits against some of the world's most legendary explorers and make decisions that will change the fate of their expeditions forever. From Shackleton's three Antarctic expeditions to the legendary Iditarod Trail sled dog - 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 potted history of the world's most prestigious geographical society and include references to the institution's ongoing contribution to modern exploration and global expeditions. 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 amateur geographers everywhere.

Author bio:

The world-renowned Royal Geographical Society is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences.

Nathan Joyce is former editor of wildlife books and is now a freelance writer based in Brighton, UK. He has compiled and contributed to books including Chronologica: The Incredible Years that Defined History (Bloomsbury, 2016), How Science Works (DK, 2018) and A Celebration of David Attenborough: The Activity Book (Pavillion Books, 2018).

Category: Hobbies, Quizzes & Games
ISBN: 9781788702362
Publisher: Bonnier
Imprint: 535
Pub Date: November 2019
Page Extent: 256
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Hobbies, quizzes & games