Capricorn: Following the Invisible Line

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Author: Kingsley Holgate
Publisher: Struik Publishers (2003)
ISBN-10: 1868727815
ISBN-13: 9781868727810
Condition: Very Good. 
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 24.5 x 17. x 2.2 cm

Weight: 0.7 kg

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The journal of adventurer Kingsley Holgate, who, with his wife Gill, their son Ross and a variety of different expedition members, journeyed around the world along the Tropic of Capricorn. Heading forever west along 23 degrees 27'S, in their trusty Land Rovers Chuma and Susi, the team braved unexploded landmines left over from the Mozambican civil war, the man-eating lions of the Kruger National Park, as they crossed the reserve on foot and the great Namib desert.

In South America the Capricornians had the Andes to overcome and then the Atacam Desert - driest place on Earth. Australia's greatest obstacle was the endless parallel ridges of the vast Simpson desert - never before crossed by vehicle along the top. The team found themselves unable to continue, after days of trekking on foot through the Madagascar's dense mountain forests...


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