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Colonel John Nicholas Blashford-Snell OBE (born 22 October 1936) is a former British Army officer, explorer and author.

John Blashford-Snell was educated at Victoria College, Jersey and at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, then commissioned into the Royal Engineers.

Amongst his expeditions have been the first descent of the Blue Nile (in 1968); crossing of the Darién Gap (1971 to 1972) and overseeing the first north–south vehicular journey from Alaska to Cape Horn; and a complete navigation of the Congo River (in 1974 to 1975).

In 1969, he founded the Scientific Exploration Society.

In 1978 he established Operation Drake, which later developed into Operation Raleigh, an educational initiative for young people, of which was Director General until he retired from this post in 1991.

He was awarded the Segrave Trophy in 1974.

In 1993, he was awarded the Patron's Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society.

In 2006 Blashford-Snell helped the London hatmakers James Lock to design a hat especially to meet the needs of explorers. Since 2001 he has been the Hon. Life President of the Centre for Fortean Zoology. He is also a member of the Ghost Club.

His publications include an autobiography, Something Lost Behind the Ranges (1994).

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Total Books: 27
East to the Amazon In Search of Great Paititi and the Trade Routes of the Ancients
Kota Mama From the Andes to the Atlantic - an Amazing Journey of Adventure and Discovery
Atlantis The Andes Solution  The Discovery of South America As the Legendary Continent of Atlantis
1999 - Atlantis the Andes Solution the Discovery of South America As the Legendary Continent of Atlantis (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312219239
ISBN-10: 0312219237
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Mammoth Hunt
1997 - Mammoth Hunt (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006387411
ISBN-10: 0006387411
Genres: Reference, Travel

Mammoth Hunt In Search of the Giant Elephants of Nepal
1996 - Mammoth Hunt in Search of the Giant Elephants of Nepal (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780002556729
ISBN-10: 0002556723
Genres: Travel, Science & Math

Operation Raleigh - Adventure Unlimited
1990 - Operation Raleigh - Adventure Unlimited (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780002158558
ISBN-10: 0002158558
Genre: Travel

Operation Raleigh - Adventure Challenge
1988 - Operation Raleigh - Adventure Challenge (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780002156110
ISBN-10: 0002156113
Genres: Reference, Travel

Operation Raleigh - The Start of an Adventure
1987 - Operation Raleigh - the Start of an Adventure (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780002176248
ISBN-10: 0002176246

Mysteries Encounters with the Unexplained
1985 - Mysteries Encounters with the Unexplained [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780851193014
ISBN-10: 0851193013

Operation Drake
1981 - Operation Drake (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780491029650
ISBN-10: 0491029659

1977 - Expeditions (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780571110216
ISBN-10: 0571110215

Something Lost Behind The Ranges Autobiography
Something Lost Behind the Ranges Autobiography (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780002550345
ISBN-10: 0002550342

Something Lost Behind the Ranges (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006383833
ISBN-10: 0006383831
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Reference

Operation Raleigh Adventure Unlimited
Operation Raleigh Adventure Unlimited (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061002540
ISBN-10: 0061002542
Genre: Travel

Where the trails run out
Where the Trails Run Out (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091213602
ISBN-10: 0091213606

In the steps of Stanley
In the Steps of Stanley (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091250805
ISBN-10: 0091250803

A taste for adventure
A Taste for Adventure (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091360108
ISBN-10: 0091360102

In the Wake of Drake [A STAR BOOK] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780352307507
ISBN-10: 0352307501

Kota Mama
Kota Mama (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780747222811
ISBN-10: 0747222819
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel

Expedition Organiser's Guide
Expedition Organiser's Guide (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780901684486
ISBN-10: 0901684481

Operacion Drake
Operacion Drake [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788426120090
ISBN-10: 8426120091
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction