Chapter 2. Exploration

  1. Frank H.T. Rhodes,
  2. Richard O. Stone and
  3. Bruce D. Malamud

Published Online: 23 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300369.ch2

Language of the Earth, Second Edition

Language of the Earth, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rhodes, F. H.T., Stone, R. O. and Malamud, B. D. (eds) (2008) Exploration, in Language of the Earth, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300369.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405160674

Online ISBN: 9781444300369

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Keywords:

  • The Voyage of the Beagle – Charles Darwin;
  • The Map that Changed the World – Simon Winchester;
  • The Exploration of the Colorado River – John Wesley Powell;
  • Mono Lake–Aurora–Sonora Pass – William H. Brewer;
  • George F. Sternberg's Thrills in Fossil Hunting;
  • John E. Pfeiffer 's The Creative Explosion;
  • Attending Marvels: A Patagonian Journal – George Gaylord Simpson;
  • Explorations – Robert D. Ballard;
  • Louise B. Young's The Blue Planet

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Charles Darwin: The Voyage of the Beagle

  • Simon Winchester: The Map that Changed the World

  • John Wesley Powell: The Exploration of the Colorado River

  • William H. Brewer: Mono Lake–Aurora–Sonora Pass

  • George F. Sternberg: Thrills in Fossil Hunting

  • John E. Pfeiffer: The Creative Explosion

  • George Gaylord Simpson: Attending Marvels: A Patagonian Journal

  • Robert D. Ballard: Explorations

  • Louise B. Young: The Blue Planet