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 William la Varre - Marshall Jones Company
William la Varre is adventuring in the right spirit. His diamond hunting is instructive as well as interesting. He has brought back from the field information which will help others who intend to traverse similar trails...
- National Park Service
Devils Tower National Monument is in the Black Hills of northeastern Wyoming. The handbook gives a brief introduction to the park and its history and takes a close look at the area's natural history and, in particular, prairie dogs.
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 Henry David Thoreau - Project Gutenberg
In 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into a cabin by Walden Pond. With the intention of immersing himself in nature and distancing himself from the distractions of social life, Thoreau sustained his retreat for just over two years...