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Amerigo Vespucci

  1. Amerigo Vespucci - A short student-written biography. (Web site)


  1. Explorers are people who travel to or investigate unknown places. (Web site)
  2. Explorers are travelers. (Web site)
  3. Explorers are usually thought of as people who purposely visit and study an unknown geographic area.
  4. The explorers are still looking for adventuresome volunteers to sail into the unknown. (Web site)
  5. The explorers were either private individuals who paid their own way in search of pastoral lands, or government surveyors on official expeditions. (Web site)


  1. Amundsen was a member of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897 - 1899) as second mate.
  2. Amundsen was also the first person to sail around the world through the Northeast and Northwest passages, from the Atlantic to the Pacific (in 1905). (Web site)
  3. Amundsen was born to a family of Norwegian shipowners and captains in Borge near Fredrikstad.
  4. Amundsen was born to a family of Norwegian shipowners and captains in Borge, between the towns Fredrikstad and Sarpsborg. (Web site)

Roald Amundsen

  1. The south geographic pole was first reached on 14 December 1911 by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen.
  2. The scientific results of the Norwegian Arctic expedition in the Gjoa, 1903-1906, under the conduct of Roald Amundsen.
  3. First crossing of the Polar Sea, by Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth; with additional chapters by other members of the expedition.

Robert Peary

  1. Robert Peary was born in Cresson, Pa., on May 6, 1856, but he lived in Maine after the death of his father in 1859. (Web site)

Ernest Shackleton

  1. Ernest Shackleton was the editor and printer. (Web site)

Henry Hudson

  1. Henry Hudson - An Englishman, possibly the grandson of a London alderman who helped found a trading organization, the Muscovy Company. (Web site)
  2. Henry Hudson was an English sea explorer and navigator in the early seventeenth century. (Web site)
  3. Henry Hudson was an Englishman and accomplished navigator and sailor.
  4. Henry Hudson was an Englishman, possibly the grandson of a London alderman who helped found a trading organization, the Muscovy Company.

Ferdinand Magellan

  1. Ferdinand Magellan - A short biography written by students for students. (Web site)
  2. Ferdinand Magellan - An elementary school student writes about Magellan's life and voyage. (Web site)
  3. Ferdinand Magellan was a very famous explorer.
  4. Ferdinand Magellan was born in about 1480 in Sabrosa of a noble family, and he spent his years as a court page. (Web site)
  5. Ferdinand Magellan was born in the spring of 1480, probably in Oporto, Portugal.

Martin Frobisher

  1. Martin Frobisher was born around 1535 and died in 1594.

Polar Explorers

  1. The officially recognized discovery took place in 1873 by the Austro-Hungarian North Pole Expedition led by polar explorers Payer and Weyprecht.
  2. All three polar explorers used dogs, while Wally also used airdrops, including an 11 tonnes drop before the pole.
  3. Both conclusions were later disproved by other polar explorers, who experienced the same type of drift that Peary described.

Francis Drake

  1. Some 37 years later, the English explorer Francis Drake also explored and claimed an undefined portion of the California coast in 1579.
  2. Sir Francis Drake - Illustrated page created by students provides an overview of Drake's entire life. (Web site)
  3. A list of links to information about Sir Francis Drake who circumnavigated the earth in the 16th century.

Adolphus Greely

  1. Adolphus Greely was the Club’s first president, and David Brainard was its fourth.

Douglas Mawson

  1. Douglas Mawson was a geologist who was among the first scientists to explore the continent of Antarctica. (Web site)

Frank Hann

  1. Frank Hann is a national park in Western Australia (Australia), 428 km east of Perth. (Web site)

John Forrest

  1. John Forrest was a tall, heavily built man; in his later years, he tended towards stoutness, and he weighed about 120 kilograms when he died. (Web site)
  2. John Forrest was an outstanding surveyor, and his successful expeditions had made him a popular public figure as well. (Web site)
  3. John Forrest was born on 22 August 1847 at Preston Point near Bunbury in what was then the British colony of Western Australia. (Web site)

James Cook

  1. James Cook was born in 1728 at Marton (now Marton-in-Cleveland), in the North Riding of Yorkshire, with what we would call limited career options.
  2. James Cook was born in the Yorkshire village of Marton on October 27, 1728. (Web site)
  3. James Cook was born in the village of Marton-in-Cleveland in the North Riding of Yorkshire on October 27, 1728.
  4. James Cook was born on the 27th October 1728 in the small Yorkshire town of Marton.

John Franklin

  1. John Franklin was the ninth of 12 children. (Web site)

Ernest Giles

  1. The Western Australian journeys of Ernest Giles were likewise very remarkable feats of endurance. (Web site)
  2. Ernest Giles confessed exploration itself was a passion, like that felt by one human being for another. (Web site)
  3. T he last of the recognised explorers to enter the area was Ernest Giles who crossed the deserts from South Australia to Perth in 1875 using camels. (Web site)

Jonathan Carver

  1. The 1767 maps of Robert Rogers and Jonathan Carver: a proposal for the establishment of the colony of Michilimackinac.
  2. Subsequent explorers to visit this region included Jonathan Carver (1768) in Minnesota and David Thompson in North Dakota (1797), among others.
  3. Subsequent explorers to visit this region included Jonathan Carver (1768) and David Thompson (1797), among others.

Christopher Columbus

  1. Christopher Columbus is a very important explorer for America and we honor him by having Columbus Day. (Web site)
  2. Christopher Columbus was one of the first explorers to attempt this great feat. (Web site)
  3. Christopher Columbus: The Admiral of the Ocean Sea - Middle school students wrote and illustrated this story-like biography. (Web site)

George Vancouver

  1. James Cook, John Meares, and George Vancouver all searched for and missed it.
  2. American sea captain Robert Gray entered the Columbia in 1792, and was soon followed by a ship under the command of George Vancouver, a British captain.
  3. Captain George Vancouver - read about this explorer and his accomplishments from Oregon Pioneers.

John Bidwell

  1. John Bidwell was a pioneer from Missouri in 1848 when he was involved in the famous gold discovery at Sutter's Mill in California. (Web site)
  2. John Bidwell was known throughout California and across the nation as an important pioneer, farmer, soldier, statesman, politician and philanthropist. (Web site)

Charles Francis Hall

  1. Charles Francis Hall (northwestern Greenland, 1871) Illness, or possibly murder through poisoning. (Web site)
  2. Frobisher's stone house was discovered in 1862 by the American explorer Charles Francis Hall. (Web site)
  3. One notable exception was Charles Francis Hall, who explored Frobisher Bay from 1860 to 1862.
  4. The leader of the polar expedition was a veteran Arctic explorer named Charles Francis Hall. (Web site)

Allan Cunningham

  1. On the 31st of March, 1823, Allan Cunningham left Bathurst with two objects in view.
  2. On the 4th of June, before leaving, Allan Cunningham planted some acorns and peach and apricot stones in honour of the King's birthday.
  3. COASTAL EXPEDITIONS. Allan Cunningham, the great botanical explorer of Australia, was born at Wimbledon, near London, in 1791.

Fridtjof Nansen

  1. Fridtjof Nansen was the first to make a nautical crossing of the Arctic Ocean, in 1896. (Web site)
  2. Fridtjof Nansen was the first to make a naval crossing of the Arctic Ocean in 1896. (Web site)

Sebastian Cabot

  1. Sebastian Cabot's father was the explorer John Cabot. (Web site)
  2. Sebastian Cabot (1474?-1557?) was an explorer, mapmaker and navigator of Italian descent. (Web site)
  3. John and Sebastian Cabot - Tells about the Italian father and son who led English ships on voyages of discovery during Tudor times. (Web site)

Hamilton Hume

  1. His father was Andrew Hamilton Hume, who came to Australia in 1790 as a superintendent of convicts and soon afterwards became a free settler.
  2. From 1818 to 1819 explorers Charles Throsby and Hamilton Hume and surveyor James Meehan also explored the Shoalhaven area, usually in each other's company.
  3. He was christened Hamilton Hume (Mitchell library, Sydney), and no evidence for the additional name could be found. (Web site)


  1. Greenland is a self-governed [i] Danish [i] territory.
  2. Greenland is the largest island in the world. (Web site)
  3. Greenland is the world's largest island, and is the largest dependent territory by area in the world. (Web site)
  4. Greenland was able to buy goods from the United States and Canada by selling cryolite from the mine in Ivittuut. (Web site)
  5. Greenland was granted self-government in 1979 by the Danish parliament; the law went into effect the following year. (Web site)


  1. Exploration is the act of searching or traveling for the purpose of discovery, e.
  2. Exploration is the act of searching or traveling for the purpose of discovery, e.g.
  3. Exploration is the attempt to develop an initial, rough understanding of some phenomenon.
  4. Exploration was in his blood and he went to sea at age twelve as cabin boy aboard the Katie Hines. (Web site)


  1. The Expedition was to collect information advantageous for the government to posses.
  2. The expedition was a failure, of course.
  3. The expedition was a success, Amundsen's team arrived at the pole in 14 December 1911, beating Robert Falcon Scott and his party by a month. (Web site)
  4. The expedition was a total failure, and the ship was crushed in the ice near the New Siberian Islands.
  5. The expedition was terminated abruptly at the end of February 1947, six months early, the entire armada returning immediately to the United States.

Walter Wellman

  1. A book detailing Walter Wellman's attempts to reach the North Pole.
  2. Arctic explorers like Walter Wellman focused on how to explore, including developing blimps, but less on the purpose of such exploration. (Web site)
  3. He delves into the voyages of Isaac Hayes, Charles Francis Hall (who is well covered in Resolute as well), Walter Wellman and Adolphus Greely. (Web site)

Matty Mcnair

  1. Matty McNair beat her husband's 42 day dash time with paid client Tommy Avery.
  2. Polar Exploration - Famous Polar explorer Matty McNair i s one of the most renowned and experienced polar guides and explorers in the world.
  3. The daughter of well known Arctic explorers Matty McNair and Paul Landry, Sarah met Will during his last visit to Baffin Island.


  1. Oxley was born in England in the early part of 1781. (Web site)
  2. Oxley was born in England, and sailed to Australia in 1802 while in the British Navy. (Web site)
  3. Oxley was greatly pleased with such a discovery, and landing, ascended a hill which he named Termination Hill.

Charles Wilkes

  1. Charles Wilkes was the naval officer in charge of the 1838-1842 United States Exploring Expedition (EX EX) to the Pacific. (Web site)

Jedediah Smith

  1. After Rendezvous, Jedediah Smith, David JACKSON, and William Sublette bought out Ashley's interest in their company and formed a new partnership.
  2. A fur trapper caravan of 60 men under Jedediah SMITH (now a partner of Ashley) left St. Louis in November 1825 while Ashley stayed behind in St. Louis.
  3. At the age of 22, Jedediah Smith signed on with the expedition of General William Ashley to travel to the Upper Missouri and trap beaver.

Paul Landry

  1. My name is Tom Avery, I am a 28-year old Englishman and I have been given your name by Paul Landry. (Web site)
  2. Moreover, the "competing" expedition was led by another stellar polar guide: Paul Landry; Matty's kids father.
  3. The daughter of well known Arctic explorers Matty McNair and Paul Landry, Sarah met Will during his last visit to Baffin Island.

Ann Bancroft

  1. brings you the inspiring story of Ann Bancroft and Live Arnesen. (Web site)
  2. Ann Bancroft grew up in rural Minnesota.
  3. Breaking more than ice, Ann Bancroft shattered the notion that women were too weak to endure polar exploration.

Jim Bridger

  1. Jim Bridger was a friend to the aboriginal Americans. (Web site)
  2. Jim Bridger was a storybook frontiersman.
  3. Jim Bridger was also mentioned in the movie Jeremiah Johnson about mountain man John "Liver-Eating" Johnson.
  4. Jim Bridger was born in Richmond, Virginia on March 17, 1804 where his parents, William and Chloe Bridger, kept a tavern.
  5. Jim Bridger was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of an innkeeper. (Web site)

John Oxley

  1. In Sydney, Mitchell was the deputy surveyor general (serving under John Oxley). (Web site)
  2. John Oxley surveyed and described the country by following the Lachlan River and across to and down the Macquarie River.
  3. Subsequently he went with John Oxley and Meehan to Jervis Bay, and in 1822 was with the party which sailed down the east coast in search of rivers. (Web site)


  1. The Arctic - The geography north of the Arctic Circle is predominantly ocean, mostly ice-covered, but a great deal of land falls within the Circle as well.
  2. The Arctic is a frozen, isolated place where only the brave dare to venture.
  3. The Arctic is an ocean two miles deep, surrounded by the land of eight nations.

John Wesley Powell

  1. Some of them, like John Wesley Powell, were explorers and geographers themselves. (Web site)
  2. In the history of the United States the place of John Wesley Powell is clear. (Web site)
  3. In this way, John Wesley Powell's life was saved by a pair of underwear. (Web site)
  4. John Wesley Powell is an internationally venerated advocate for preserving biodiversity. (Web site)
  5. John Wesley Powell was born on March 24, 1834, on a farm in western New York. (Web site)

Edgeworth David

  1. His major influences in his geological career were Professor Edgeworth David and Professor Archibald Liversidge. (Web site)
  2. Mawson accompanied the expedition as physicist and surveyor, and Edgeworth David joined the party. (Web site)
  3. A student of the famous geologist Sir Edgeworth David, Mawson early showed high forensic capability in the field as well as a meticulous scholarly talent. (Web site)

David Thompson

  1. This river was later called the Fraser River (named by David Thompson). (Web site)
  2. David Thompson (1770-1857) was a English explorer, mapmaker, surveyor, fur trader, and journal writer. (Web site)
  3. David Thompson ranks as the premier surveyor, map maker and one of the leading explorers of North America. (Web site)

Daniel Boone

  1. Daniel Boone was a great American pioneer. (Web site)
  2. Daniel Boone was a man.
  3. Daniel Boone was here by 1769. (Web site)
  4. Daniel Boone was subsequently published in The American Magazine in 1787 and again in a book by George Imlay in 1793. (Web site)
  5. Daniel Boone was the happy leader of this heroic little band.


  1. Leichhardt is the Franklin of Australia, around whose name has ever clung a tantalising veil of mystery and romance. (Web site)
  2. Leichhardt was born at Beskow, near Berlin, and studied at Berlin.
  3. Leichhardt was not a man to give up easily, however, so he organised a third expedition, which left from Roma in April 1848. (Web site)
  4. Leichhardt was tall, slight and thin featured. (Web site)

Tom Avery

  1. ExWeb received a desperate call from Tom Avery - the Iridium phone didn't charge.
  2. My name is Tom Avery, I am a 28-year old Englishman and I have been given your name by Paul Landry. (Web site)
  3. She is now leading Tom Avery and his pals on their Arctic dog sledge outing.


  1. Culture > Languages > Language > Glossaries
  2. Society > History > By Topic > Exploration > En > E > X > P > Explorers" > Explorers< > A > > Mawson, Sir Douglas. / (Web site)
  3. Society > History > By Topic > Exploration > En > E > X > P > Explorers" > Explorers< > A > > Peary, Robert E.. / (Web site)
  4. Society > History > By Topic > Exploration > En > E > X > P > Explorers" > Explorers< > A > > Lewis And Clark. / (Web site)
  5. Society > History > By Topic > Exploration > En > E > X > P > Explorers" > Explorers< > A > > Powell, John Wesley. / (Web site)

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