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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William Healey Dall
William Healey Dall (August 21, 1845 – March 27, 1927) was an American naturalist, a prominent malacologist, and one of the earliest scientific explorers of interior Alaska. He described many mollusks...
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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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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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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...
William T. Hornaday Awards
The William T. Hornaday Awards are a series of awards presented by the Boy Scouts of America for service in conservation and ecology. The program is designed to encourage learning about natural resou...
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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...
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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José Bernardo Sánchez
Father José Bernardo Sánchez (September 7, 1778 – January 15, 1833) was a Spanish missionary in North America.
Born in Robledillo, Old Castile, Spain, Sánchez became a Franciscan on October ...
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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John Colter
John Colter (c.1774 – May 7, 1812 or November 22, 1813) was a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804–1806). Though party to one of the more famous expeditions in history, Colter is best rememb...
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Joseph Rock
Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884 – 1962) was an Austrian-American explorer, geographer, linguist and botanist.
He was born in Vienna, Austria, went to Egypt at the age of 10 with his father, and ...
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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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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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John Ledyard
John Ledyard (November 1751 – 10 January 1789) was an American explorer and adventurer.
Ledyard was born in Groton, Connecticut, the oldest son of John and Abigail (Hempstead) Ledyard and th...
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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 ...
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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Paul Siple
Paul Allman Siple (December 18, 1908 – November 25, 1968) was an American Antarctic explorer and geographer who took part in six Antarctic expeditions, including the two Byrd expeditions of 1928–1930 ...
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Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734 [O.S. October 22] – September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first...
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Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth
Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth (January 29, 1802 – August 31, 1856) was an American inventor and businessman in Boston, Massachusetts who contributed greatly to its ice industry. Due to his inventions, ...
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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...
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...
George Earl Church
Colonel George Earl Church (December 7, 1835 - January 4, 1910), was an American civil engineer and geographer, famous as an explorer of South America.
Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, his fath...
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John C. Frémont
John Charles Frémont or Fremont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American military officer, explorer, and politician who became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republi...
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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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