Publisher: Wikibooks 2009
Human beings are very resourceful, and many people have survived despite impossible odds. This is a wikibook on outdoor survival. From the table of contents: Survival Kit; Shelter; Water; Fire; Signals; Food; Preparedness; Emergency Situations; First Aid.
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by Robert W. Sandford - AU Press
This book makes several remarkable claims: the greatest cultural achievement in the Western Canadian mountain region may be what has been preserved, not what has been developed. A must-read for those who appreciate Canada's breathtaking landscape.
by Henry David Thoreau - Boston Houghton
Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. He captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.
by Isabella Bird - eBooks@Adelaide
In 1872, Isabella Bird set off alone to the Antipodes and found she had embarked on a life of adventurous travel. This volume tells of magnificent, unspoiled landscapes and abundant wildlife, of encounters with rattlesnakes, wolves, and pumas.
by Elizabeth Brightwen - T. Fisher Unwin
I shall try to have quiet talks with my readers and tell them about the many pleasant friendships I have had with animals, birds, and insects. I have always maintained that the love of animated nature should be fostered far more than it usually is.