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Gilbert Klingel
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Onemo, Virginia

Gilbert Klingel (1908-1983), a self-made man of many talents, was a naturalist, explorer, award-winning author, inventor, avid sailor and boatbuilder. He wrote three books and numerous articles. Inagua (1940) and The Bay (1951) were based on his experiences in the West Indies and around the Chesapeake Bay. Boatbuilding with Steel (1973) was a technical guide for constructing sailboats out of steel. He was a pioneer in underwater research. He invented and built his own diving equipment including a submersible for the National Geographic Society.

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A naturalist sets out to explore the island of Inagua after being shipwrecked off its shores. What he finds on this lonely island in the Bahamas is quite amazing! read more
by Gilbert Klingel ~ 0-7414-5851-9 ©2010
Price: $19.95

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