Author's Sahara Trek Inspired by Classic Tale

Mark Kirby, National Geographic News

This National Geographic interview recounts Dean King's rediscovery of Captain James Riley's classic survival narrative, and his subsequent journey tracking Riley's footprints across Saharan sands. After reading the adventure, King decided to travel to what is today the Morocco-controlled territory of Western Sahara to retrace Riley's route.

Subject: Geography:Human/Cultural
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work