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Across the great craterland to the Congo

Thomas Alexander Barns

Across the great craterland to the Congo

by Thomas Alexander Barns

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Tanzania,
    • Natural history -- Congo (Democratic Republic),
    • Tanzania -- Description and travel,
    • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 272.

      Statementa sequel to "The wonderland of the eastern Congo". Describing a journey of exploration and research to the land of the giant craters in Tanganyika Territory, and to the forests, lakes and volcanoes of the south-eastern Congo. With some account of the African apes, and the capture and training of the African elephant. By T. Alexander Barns... With an introduction by J. W. Gregory...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT440 .B3 1924
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6663303M
      LC Control Number24007825
      OCLC/WorldCa1499194

      Variations: Ambize Angulo, Negulla Omasa; Pezze-Mouller, Piexe Molhar (Portuguese), Meermin (Dutch), Sirene (French), Hog-fish, Ambize (erroneously), Angulo (erroneously) The travelers’ accounts of Purchas and Dapper include the unlikely Ambize Angulo or Ambisiangulo. This creature can be found in several bodies of water, including the Quansa and Zaire Rivers and a . Crossing the Congo is an offbeat travelogue, a story of friendship and what it takes to complete a great journey against tremendous odds, and an intimate look into one of the world s least-developed and most fragile states, told with humour and sensitivity. (55).

        Books on Ngorongoro are: (1) Across The Great Craterland to Congo, Barns (2) The Ngorongoro Story, Lithgow (3) The Wonderland of Big Game, Dugmore (4) Ngorongoro Eight Wonder, Fosbrooke (5) Safari to Ngorongoro, Carr (6) The Beauty of Ngorongoro, Amin (7) Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Hanby /5(9). Karen Ross decides to take another expedition into the Congo to get the blue diamonds. Because of the bewilderment over this incident she contacts Dr. Elliot to find out what this gorilla is. She tells him that their going to the Congo and he wants to come and bring Amy, his gorilla/5(4).

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ACROSS THE GREAT CRATERLAND TO THE CONGO. New York: Knopf, First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Item # Very Good in boards. Ex-library. ; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Price: $ save 10% $Book Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

Barns's book Across the Great Craterland to the Congo () followed an expedition to the Belgian Congo driven by the search for a rare giant Papilio butterfly, which Barns called "the Antizox". He explained the name as "a play on the two names antimachus and zalmoxis".Born: Thomas Alexander Barns, 4 June.

Fiction and non-fiction books set completely or at least partially in either the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it. “He [Stanley] had stated that he longed to do something wonderful for the African tribes along the Congo, and instead, as would become all too apparent, had set them up for a terrible fate.

In he came down the great river as the first European ever to do so, declaring his hope that the Congo should become like `a torch to those who. Michael Crichton’s Congo Summary & The book Congo is about a group of people who go to the African Congo to return a gorilla to her homeland and to find type IIb blue diamonds.

On their journey they discover the lost city of Zinj and a new species of killer gorillas, which they must overcome to survive.

Crossing the Congo: Over Land and Water in a Hard Place is book that chronicles a perilous drive across the Democratic Republic of Congo. We younger people in the West have no real sense of suffering, but this book gives us an idea of what real poverty and extreme corruption look : John Tamny.

Barns, Thomas Alexander: Across the great craterland to the Congo, a sequel to "The wonderland of the eastern Congo". Describing a journey of exploration and research to the land of the giant craters in Tanganyika Territory, and to the forests, lakes. Arnold examines the parts played by Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Rwanda in what he calls Africa's Great War in the Congo, showing how foreign companies and governments continue to this Author: Guardian Staff.

But apparently, book reviewers had never heard of Koko. To prepare for writing the book, I planned to go to Africa to see gorillas on the slopes of the Virunga volcano chain in eastern Congo.

But at that time, there was a war between Tanzania and Uganda, and the eastern Congo were much too dangerous to visit. No one would take me there.

Patrice Lumumba, just released from prison, showing his injured wrists What does it mean to have courage. Most of us might first think of those who put their lives on the line in defense of an ideal.

Two of those who did this: Patrice Lumum. The story is from his book "Across the Great Craterland to the Congo". I add the photo from the book. I found some other succesful okapi-hunters: mining engineer A. Reid (he is featured in Christy's book, with photos of him) shot a beautiful bull okapi.

Belgian commander Hedemark also took a okapi. After WW I a british hunter named Dickinson. Soon museums across the world were receiving their own gigantic sauropod skeletons courtesy of Andrew Carnegie, industrialist and patron of the sciences. In the skeletons of enormous sauropods emerged in German East Africa; these eventually formed a hall of titans in Berlin’s Natural History Museum.

InKing Baudouin was rapturously received right across Congo. But back in Belgium an obscure article in a Flemish Catholic workers’ magazine suggested Congo should become independent in. It was a rainy October night, and the room was filled with people from all kinds of ages, backgrounds and ethnicities.

They had come to see three acclaimed writers of the African continent. The authors were gathered at this event, in a tribute to Sony Labou Tansi (5 July – 14 June ), one of the most important African writers of his : Teresa Lopes Vieira.A correct account of the Battle of Alexandria.

With, a sketch of the campaign in Egypt, under Sir Ralph Abercrombie. And, a general outline of the great picture, painted by Robert Ker Porter By [Porter, Robert Ker.] New York: printed by Southwick and Hardcastle, First edition, 8vo, pp.

32; removed from binding, wrappers wanting; very good.First among them was Diogo Cao, a Portuguese captain who made his way down the coast of West Africa inbecoming the first European to come across the River Congo.