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Across Mongolian Plains: A Naturalist's Account of China's 'Great Northwest'

by Roy Chapman Andrews

An account of a 1918 journey to Northern China by famed adventurer/paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews. Andrews, who was the inspiration for the many explorer hero characters (including Indiana Jones), wrote this book for the general public, excluding "scientific details" that they might find "wearisome".

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Roy Chapman Andrews

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Roy Chapman Andrews was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He led a series of expeditions through the politically distur...

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