This volume contains a detailed and comprehensive presentation of the progress and results of geographical exploration throughout the ages. This marvelous and fascinating text would make for a wonderful addition to any bookshelf, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in historical exploration. The chapters of this book include: Concerning Explorers and Explorations in General, Relation of Mathematics to Geographical Discovery, Earliest Records, The Northmen, Explorers of the East During the Middle Ages, etcetera. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860 - 1943) was a Canadian writer commonly hailed as the 'Father of Canadian Poetry'. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author. "Discoveries and Explorations" was first published in 1904."