Richard Mohun
Richard Dorsey Loraine Mohun (April 12, 1864 – July 13, 1915) was an American explorer, diplomat, mineral prospector and soldier of fortune. Mohun worked for the United States government as a co...
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James B. Shackelford
James Blaine Shackelford (20 September 1886 – 5 August 1969) was a cinematographer who photographed Frank Buck’s film, Jacaré Born James B. Shackelford in Wichita, Kansas, he was the son of Joel M. S...
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Caspar Whitney
Caspar William Whitney (September 2, 1864 – January 18, 1929) was an American author, editor, explorer, outdoorsman and war correspondent. He originated the concept of the All-American team in college...
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Lars-Eric Lindblad
Lars-Eric Lindblad (January 23, 1927 – July 8, 1994) was a Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer, who pioneered tourism to many remote and exotic parts of the world. He led the first tourist expe...
George Nidever
George Nidever (also spelled Nidiver) (December 20, 1802 – March 24, 1883) was an American mountain man, explorer, fur trapper, memoirist and sailor. In the 1830s he became one of the first wave of Am...
Lafayette Bunnell
Lafayette Houghton Bunnell (July 21, 1903 – March 13, 1824) was an American physician, author, and explorer. He is most well known for his involvement with the Mariposa Battalion, the first non-India...
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Thomas Hinde
Doctor Thomas Hinde (July 10, 1737 – September 28, 1828) was Northern Kentucky's first physician, a member of the British Royal Navy, an American Revolutionary, personal physician to Patrick Henry, an...
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John Wesley Hillman
John Wesley Hillman (March 29, 1832 – March 19, 1915) was an American prospector during the California Gold Rush and explorer who was among the first European Americans to see Crater Lake in the...
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Josh Gates
Joshua Gates (born August 10, 1977) is an American adventurer, explorer, television presenter, television producer, and author. He was the host and co-executive producer of Destination Truth on Syfy, ...
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Charles Wilkes
Charles Wilkes (April 3, 1798 – February 8, 1877) was an American naval officer and explorer. He led the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 and commanded the ship in the Trent Affair ...
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Albert Hale Sylvester
Albert Hale Slyvester (aka Albert H. Sylvester, Hal Sylvester and A.H. Sylvester) (1871 – September 14, 1944) was a pioneer surveyor, explorer, and forest supervisor in the Cascade Range of the U.S. s...
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Jessica Meir
Jessica Ulrika Meir (born July 1, 1977) is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, following postdoctoral research in comparative physiolog...
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William Henry Gilder
William Henry Gilder (16 August 1838 – 1900), was an American soldier, journalist, explorer and writer.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of a clergyman, also named William Henry ...
Microraptor
Microraptor (Greek, μίκρος, mīkros: "small"; Latin, raptor: "one who seizes") was a genus of small, four-winged paravian (possibly dromaeosaurid) dinosaurs. Numerous well-preserved fossil specimens ha...
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Frederick Russell Burnham
Frederick Russell Burnham DSO (May 11, 1861 – September 1, 1947) was an American scout and world traveling adventurer. He is known for his service to the British South Africa Company, then the Britis...
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A. Kingsley Macomber
Abraham Kingsley Macomber (March 7, 1874 – October 6, 1955) was an American adventurer, businessman, philanthropist, Thoroughbred-racehorse owner and breeder. He was born in Morristown, New Jersey, th...
William John McGee
William John McGee, LL.D. (April 17, 1853 – September 4, 1912) was an American inventor, geologist, anthropologist, and ethnologist, born in Farley, Iowa.
He was self-educated, devoting his early...
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George P. Putnam
George Palmer Putnam (September 7, 1887 – January 4, 1950) was an American publisher, author and explorer. Known for his marriage to (and being the widower of) Amelia Earhart, he had also achieved fam...
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John Lloyd Stephens
John Lloyd Stephens (November 28, 1805 – October 13, 1852) was an American explorer, writer, and diplomat. Stephens was a pivotal figure in the rediscovery of Maya civilization throughout Middle...
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Daniel Maynard Burgess
Daniel Maynard Burgess (December 21, 1828–1911) was a surgeon and explorer born in Otsego County, New York. He traveled extensively worldwide, particularly in Central and South America.Burgess also se...
Louise Boyd
Louise Arner Boyd (September 16, 1887 – September 14, 1972) was an American explorer of Greenland and the Arctic, who wrote extensively of her explorations, and in 1955 became the first woman to fly o...
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Todd Carmichael
Todd Carmichael (born August 30, 1963) is an American entrepreneur, adventure traveler, philanthropist, television personality, author, inventor, and producer.Carmichael is the co-founder and sourcer ...
Walter Wellman
Walter E. Wellman (November 3, 1858 - January 31, 1934) was an American journalist, explorer, and aëronaut, born at Mentor, Ohio, and educated in the public schools.
Walter Wellman was born in Men...
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Patricia Crowther (caver)
Patricia ("Pat") P. Crowther (born 1943), later known as Patricia P. Wilcox, is an American cave explorer and cave surveyor active in the 1960s and early 1970s. She also worked as a computer programme...
USS Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN-600)
USS Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN-600), a George Washington-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for President Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919). Initially unnamed and a...
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John Filson
John Filson (c. 1747 - October 1788) was an American author, historian of Kentucky, pioneer, surveyor and one of the founders of Cincinnati, Ohio.
John Filson was born in Chester County, Pennsylva...
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Joseph R. Walker
Joseph R. Walker (December 13, 1798 — October 27, 1876) was a mountain man and experienced scout.
Walker was born in Roane County, Tennessee. Early in 1832 he joined Benjamin Bonneville's expediti...
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William Ludlow
William Ludlow (November 27, 1843 – August 30, 1901) was an officer in the Corps of Engineers and a major general in the United States Army who served in the Civil War, Plains Indian Wars, the Spanish...
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