Exploration of Asia
This is a chronology of the early European exploration of Asia.
Exploration of Asia - Wikipedia
A. L. Holt
Major A. L. Holt MBE MC (1896 - 1971) was a British military officer and explorer.In the 1920s when a member of the Royal Engineers, Holt led a number of motorized expeditions through the deserts of A...
Carstensz Expedition
The Carstensz Expedition was made in 1936 by Anton Colijn, Jean Jacques Dozy and Frits Wissel. They left on October 29, 1936 from Aika, a town on the southern coast of Dutch New Guinea on December 24 ...
North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition
The North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition, also known as the Rodgers-Ringgold Expedition was a United States scientific and exploring project from 1853 to 1856. Commander Cadwalader Ringgol...
North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition - Wikipedia
First Kamchatka Expedition
The First Kamchatka Expedition was commissioned in December 1724 by Peter I of Russia to explore the northern part of Pacific Ocean and confirm the presence of the strait between Asia and America. It ...
First Kamchatka Expedition - Wikipedia
Moses ben Mordecai Bassola
Moses ben Mordecai Bassola (or simply: Moses Bassola, Alternative spelling: Basilea, Basila, Bassola, Basola, Basla; Hebrew: רבי משה ברבי מרדכי באסולה or simply: משה באסולה; Alternative Hebrew spellin...
Mulovsky expedition
The Mulovsky expedition was a Russian naval expedition planned by Catherine II of Russia, to be led by Captain Grigory Ivanovich Mulovsky. The expedition never took place, due to the outbreak of the R...
Daoyi Zhilüe
Dao Yi Zhi Lue (simplified Chinese: 岛夷志略; traditional Chinese: 島夷誌略; pinyin: Dǎo Yí Zhì Lüè) or Dao Yi Zhi (simplified Chinese: 岛夷志; traditional Chinese: 島夷誌; pinyin: Dǎo Yí Zh...
Daoyi Zhilüe - Wikipedia
Danish Arabia Expedition (1761–67)
The Danish Arabia Expedition (Danish: Den Arabiske Rejse) was a Danish scientific expedition to Egypt, Arabia and Syria. Its principal goal was to elucidate the Old Testament with additional research ...
European exploration of Arabia
The Arabian Peninsula, much of which now comprises the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has always held a mysterious attraction for European explorers. Until modern times it was uncharted, inaccessible, dange...
British Expedition to Tibet
The British expedition to Tibet began in December 1903 and lasted until September 1904. The expedition was effectively a temporary invasion by British Indian forces under the auspices of the Tibet Fro...
British Expedition to Tibet - Wikipedia
Great Northern Expedition
The Great Northern Expedition (Russian: Великая Северная экспедиция) or Second Kamchatka expedition (Russian: Вторая Камчатская экспедиция) was one of the largest organised exploration enterpr...
Great Northern Expedition - Wikipedia
Cesare Federici
Cesare Federici (c. 1530 - 1600/1603) was an Italian merchant and traveler.
Federici was born at Erbanno, in what is now the province of Brescia, then under the suzerainty of the Republic of Venic...
Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox
Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox (1893 - 1977) was a Scottish plant collector, botanist, and horticulturist, who accompanied Reginald Farrer on his last botanical expedition to Burma and its border with Chi...
Isaac Hilo
Isaac Chelo (also Hilo, Hilu or Khelo), in Hebrew יצחק חילו, was a rabbi of 14th century Larissa. He is famous for an itinerary of the Holy Land first published in 1847. However, the document is now ...
Langa Langa Lagoon
Langa Langa Lagoon or Akwalaafu is a natural lagoon on the West coast of Malaita near the provincial capital Auki within the Solomon Islands. The lagoon is 21 km in length and just under 1 k...
Langa Langa Lagoon - Wikipedia
Siboga Expedition
The Siboga Expedition was a Dutch zoological and hydrographic expedition to Indonesia from March 1899 to February 1900.The leader of the expedition was Max Carl Wilhelm Weber. Other members of the cre...
Siboga Expedition - Wikipedia
Jesup North Pacific Expedition
The Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897–1902) was a major anthropological expedition to Siberia, Alaska, and the north west coast of Canada. The purpose of the expedition was to investigate the relat...
Second Dutch Expedition to Indonesia
The Second Dutch Expedition to Indonesia was an expedition that took place from 1598 to 1600, one of the Dutch forays into the Indonesian spice trade that led to the establishment of the Dutch East In...
Second Dutch Expedition to Indonesia - Wikipedia
Ceylon, Physical, Historical and Topographical
Ceylon. An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions is a two-volume book from 1859 by James Emerson Tennent."Ther...
Ceylon, Physical, Historical and Topographical - Wikipedia
History of European exploration in Tibet
Tibet has attracted European missionaries and explorers for over 500 years. The location of Tibet, deep in the Himalaya mountains, made travel to Tibet extraordinarily difficult at any time, in addit...
History of European exploration in Tibet - Wikipedia
An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon
An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon together With somewhat Concerning Severall Remarkable passages of my life that hath hapned [sic] since my Deliverance out of Captivity is a book...
An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon - Wikipedia