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388 Results
Finding Franklin the untold story of a 165-year search —Potter, Russell A., 1960- author.
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2017
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In 2014 media around the world buzzed with news that an archaeological team from Parks Canada had located and identified the wreck of the HMS Erebus, the flagship of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition to find the Northw...

Alone against the north —Shoalts, Adam, 1986- author.
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2016

The Hudson Bay Lowlands, a trackless expanse of muskeg and lonely rivers, caribou and wolf, is an Amazon of the north, parts of which to this day remain unexplored. Cutting through this forbidding landscape is a river no...

Endurance Shackleton's incredible voyage —Lansing, Alfred.
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2016

In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For five months, Sir Ern...

Marco Polo —Ménard, Johanne, 1955-
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2011

Connais-tu Marco Polo, le plus intrépide voyageur du Moyen Âge? Ce fils de marchand de Venise parti au bout du monde à l'âge de 17 ans? Celui dont les aventures extraordinaires ont inspiré de grands explorateurs com...

Le sel de la vie —Fontenoy, Maud.
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2009

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Into the ice the story of Arctic exploration —Curlee, Lynn. 1947-
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2012

Describes the history of human exploration of the ice cap surrounding the North Pole. At first the Inuit people were the only people in this Arctic region. Then, over the centuries, various explorers came to kill animals...

The sacrament —Gzowski, Peter.
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2004
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The true story of two people who survived a plane crash, but were stranded with few supplies, and no hope of being rescued. 1980.

Mémoires de la mer cinq siècles de trésors et d'aventures
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2006

Des premiers manuels de pilotage aux carnets d'Eric Tabarly. Une grande fresque historique marquée du souffle de l'aventure. 800 trésors inédits trouvés dans les archives françaises, qui nous emportent sur toutes le...

Mon oncle d'Australie —Decoust, Michèle.
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2010

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Le crash et le défi, survivre —Montigny, Johanne de, 1950-
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2008

29 mars, 1979. Un F-27 de Québécair quitte l'aéroport de L'Ancienne-Lorette à destination de Montréal. Une minute 48 seconds plus tard, c'est le crash. Bilan: 17 morts. Voici le récit bouleversant d'une des sept pa...

North to the Pole —Steger, Will.
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2012

An account of the authors' 1986 dogsled conquest of the North Pole. They endured 55 agonizing days of freezing temperatures, treacherous terrain, injuries, and fatigue. c1987.

Les survivants —Read, Piers Paul, 1941-
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2008

Octobre 1972, en Amérique du sud, un avion transportant 45 personnes s'écrase dans les Andes. Voici le récit détaillé de la lutte désespérée des 16 survivants de cette tragédie qui, pour survivre, ont du se rés...

L'axe du loup de la Sibérie à l'Inde, sur les pas des évadés du goulag —Tesson, Sylvain, 1972-
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2009

Il y a cinquante ans, quelques hommes innocents, condamnés à une vie de détention, ont refusé le destin d'esclaves que leur promettait Staline et se sont évadés. Ils préféraient les dangers de la traque à l'indi...

Paddle to the Amazon the ultimate 12,000-mile canoe adventure —Starkell, Don, 1932-
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2008
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A father and his two teenaged sons left Winnipeg in a 21-foot canoe and 23 months later, after travelling 12,000 miles, arrived in Belam, Brazil. They had paddled amidst storms, pirates and drug smugglers down the Missis...

Jungle islands my South Sea adventure —Coffey, Maria, 1952-
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2010

Join Maria on her kayaking trip though the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. She paddles to remote villages which haven't seem outsiders in years, visits the Skull Island burial ground, confronts a ferocious cr...

Mer, courage 24 récits de sauvetage maritime —Dumoulin, Henri.
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2008

Ces 24 récits rapportent des faits authentiques. Certains de ces sauvetages ont acquis la notoriété, d'autres sont demeurés anonymes. Tous mettent en exergue l'héroïsme d'individus qui ont trouvé, le plus souvent,...

Thetis down the slow death of a submarine —Booth, Tony.
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2010
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On 1 June 1939 His Majesty's Submarine Thetis sank in Liverpool Bay while on her diving trials. Ninety-nine men drowned or slowly suffocated during their last fifty hours of life. Very little was know until now, about wh...

Les cannibales de Dieu —Gzowski, Peter.
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2012

Voici l'histoire véridique d'une lutte désespérée contre la résignation et la mort. L'histoire de deux êtres isole, transis de froid, souffrants et affames qui, pour s'en sortir, durent prendre une terrible décisi...

Ice wreck —Penner, Lucille Recht.
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2008

Describes the true story of British explorer Shackleton's attempted 1914 expedition to Antarctica. When the ship was caught in the frozen sea, he and his crew experienced an eighteen-month ordeal, during which they campe...

Farthest north
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2012

The story of man's attempt to reach the North Pole is told using excerpts from sailors' journals, ships' log and other primary sources combined with the author's narrative. The adventurers' successes, failures, and the c...

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