The Royal Geographical Society Puzzle Book

The Royal Geographical Society Enterprises Ltd, 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 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.

Author bio:

The world-renowned Royal Geographical Society(with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical science.

Nathan Joyce is a former editor of wildlife books and is now a freelance writer based in Brighton, UK. He has written several books including The History of Insults (Ryland Peters & Small, 2017), A Celebration of David Attenborough: The Activity Book (Pavilion Books, 2018) and The Big Book of Trump (Blink, 2018) and contributed to many others, including Chronologica: The Incredible Years that Defined History (Bloomsbury, 2016) and Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards (Blink, 2017).

Category: Hobbies, Quizzes & Games
ISBN: 9781788702966
Publisher: Bonnier
Imprint: 535
Pub Date: December 2019
Page Extent: 320
Format: Paperback - C format
Subject: Hobbies, quizzes & games