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Nga Waka O Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes
 

Nga Waka O Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Evans, Jeff

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This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand - including lists of the waka, names of crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. A must for lovers of history, students of Maori and nautical enthusiasts.

ISBN 9780947506056
Published 15 November 2009 by Oratia Media
Interest Age General Audience
Language (Maori)
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Driving In New Zealand
 

Driving In New Zealand

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Tongan, Samoan and Tuvaluan translations of this document are available at www.nzta.govt.nz." "January 2015, 14-232"--Back cover. Text in English, with Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai and Arabic language t ...

ISBN 9780478419986
Published 1 January 2015
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Around the World in a Napier: The Story of Two Motoring Pioneers
 

Around the World in a Napier: The Story of Two Motoring Pioneers (Paperback)

By Jepson, Andrew M.

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In the nineteenth century, Jules Verne imagined a journey round the world. Assisted by Charles Thomas, a Sussex engineer, the millionaire took his Napier car twice around the world, to places that had never seen a powered vehicle. The journeys took them across thirty-nine countri ...

ISBN 9780752497730
Published 1 October 2013 by Woodslane Pty Ltd
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Absolute Altitude: A Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Sky
 

Absolute Altitude: A Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Sky (Paperback)

By Buckley, Martin

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Weaving a bird's-eye view of aviation's peculiar history into a narrative, this book offers intimate insights into the passion and perils of the pilot's seat.

ISBN 9781784700645
Published 15 December 2015 by Vintage
Interest Age General Audience
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Dampier's Monkey: The south seas voyages of William Dampier
 

Dampier's Monkey: The south seas voyages of William Dampier (Paperback)

By Mitchell, Adrian

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Examines the late 17th century ways of comprehending and expanding world by re-evaluating the travel narratives of the buccaneer William Dampier, complete with his annotations and illustrations, published here for the first time.

ISBN 9781862547599
Published 1 October 2010 by Wakefield Press
Interest Age General Audience
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Joyita: Solving the Mystery
 

Joyita: Solving the Mystery (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Wright, David G.

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At 5am on 3 October 1955 the Joyita with 25 people on board slipped out of the harbour at Apia, Samoa, on a routine trip to Fakaofo in the Tokelau Islands. She never arrived. This work analyzes the events before, during and after the last voyage of the Joyita .

ISBN 9781869402709
Published 1 April 2002 by Auckland University Press
Interest Age 19+ years
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Ships, Clocks, and Stars: The Quest for Longitude
 

Ships, Clocks, and Stars: The Quest for Longitude (Hardback)

By Dunn, Richard; Higgitt, Rebekah

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A tale of eighteenth-century invention and competition, commerce and conflict, this is a lively, illustrated, and accurate chronicle of the search to solve the longitude problem, the question of how to determine a ship's position at sea--and one that changed the history of mankin ...

ISBN 9780062353566
Published 4 November 2014 by Harper Design
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Hall Brothers Shipbuilders
 

Hall Brothers Shipbuilders (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By White, Gary M.

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Hall Brothers designed and built some of the finest sailing ships ever constructed on the Pacific coast. Isaac, Winslow, and Henry Knox Hall acquired their shipbuilding training at the center of America's boatbuilding industry in Cohasset, Massachusetts, during the 1840s. Followi ...

ISBN 9780738556147
Published 1 April 2008 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Series Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)
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Lighthouses and Lifesaving on Washington's Outer Coast
 

Lighthouses and Lifesaving on Washington's Outer Coast (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hanable, William S.

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Washingtonas storm-ridden outer coast stretches from Cape Disappointment, at the mouth of the Columbia River, to Cape Flattery, at the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca, a distance of about 150 miles. Historians have labeled these waters athe Graveyard of the Pacifica and at ...

ISBN 9780738559711
Published 15 December 2008 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Series Postcards of America (Looseleaf)
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Lighthouses of the Pacific
 

Lighthouses of the Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Gibbs, Jim A.

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A presentation of all the lighthouses along the coasts of Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Alaska, and British Columbia. Black-and-white and color photos with outstanding text present the history that has been so much a part of nautical Americana.

ISBN 9780764324635
Published 28 February 2006 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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