Follow in the footsteps of the great explorers with this exquisite compendium of geographical mind-benders. Spanning the globe and the centuries, these brilliant brain-teasers double as fascinating and informative snippets of history, demonstrating humanity’s romantic thirst for discovery.
Can you pin-point the last-known location of Ernest Shackleton's Endurance? Can you help Amelia Earhart circumnavigate the globe? Are you the next Neil Armstrong?
In this unique puzzle book, the Royal Geographical Society brings over a century of maps and expertise to inspire your inner Livingstone and tantalise your budding Columbus. With hundreds of questions on 50 iconic explorers and a mix of mind-boggling maps, word games and trivia questions - it's time to dust off your compass, pack your snow shoes and test your geographical skills against the most legendary adventurers ever to traverse the globe.
Publisher: Bonnier Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 458 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 25 mm
'Here's another reason to love geography! The Royal Geographical Society Puzzle Book is the subject at its most exciting.' - Nicholas Crane, Immediate Past President of the RGS and author of The Making of the British Landscape
'A wonderful collection of fiendish puzzles, tricky quizzes and extraordinary stories about some of the greatest explorers to have ever travelled the world. This is the perfect book for aspiring geographers, curious historians and map-lovers everywhere!' - Alastair Humphreys, adventurer and author of The Boy Who Biked the World
'This is a great puzzle book, for budding explorers and young adventurers. There's no better way to test your exploration skills without leaving the house!' - Levison Wood, explorer and author of Walking the Nile and Walking the Himalayas
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Rather clever highly enjoyable puzzle book packed with information. Would make great Christmas present and provide endless challenging fun for the family answering the obscure geography related questions.
“challenging and fun”
This book is full of more than just puzzles - each section is based around a famous explorer, from Marco Polo all the way up to the present day with Levison Wood, complete with mini biographies of each person, so... More
“Let battle commence.”
Whether you decide to go solo or collaborate with friends and family this puzzle book is packed full of knowledge and ticks all the right boxes.
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