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Sites and pages devoted to Roald Amundsen (1872-1928). A Norwegian explorer, he located the Magnetic North Pole and led the first expedition to reach the South Pole.
Sites and pages devoted to Richard Byrd (1888-1957). Aviator and explorer, he made the first flight over the North Pole, and led several Antarctic expeditions.
Sites and pages devoted to Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca (1490?-1557?). Spanish explorer who led an expedition across Southern North America, of which only four of 300 members survived.
Sites and pages devoted to John Cabot (?-1498?). Navigator and explorer who first sailed to the mainland of North America.
Sites and pages devoted to Jacques Cartier (1491-1557). French explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River and claimed Canada for France.
Sites and pages devoted to Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635). Served as the French governor of Canada and founded Quebec.
Sites and pages devoted to Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Completed four voyages to the Americas and is credited with discovering the New World.
Sites and pages devoted to James Cook (1728-1779). English explorer who led landmark voyages to the South Pacific.
Sites and pages devoted to Francisco Vázquez de Coronado (1510-1554). A Spanish Conquistador and explorer of Mexico and the Southwestern United States.
Sites and pages devoted to Vasco da Gama (1469-1524). Portuguese explorer and first European to travel by sea to India.
Sites and pages devoted to Hernando De Soto (1500-1542). Spanish explorer who traveled the southeastern United States, and credited as the first European to find the Mississippi River.
Sites and pages devoted to Leif Ericson (?-1020?). Viking explorer credited as the first European to discover and settle Greenland, and lead an expedition to Newfoundland.
Sites and pages devoted to Henry the Navigator (1394-1460). Prince of Portugal who helped his country establish trade with West Africa.
Sites and pages devoted to Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002). A Norwegian explorer, anthropologist and author.
Sites and pages devoted to Henry Hudson (?-1611). English explorer who traversed the Northeast coast of North America, including the bay and strait that bear his name.
Sites and pages devoted to Mohammed Ibn Batuta (1304-1377). A Tangier traveler who covered over 70,000 miles in 30 years while visiting Muslim countries.
Sites and pages devoted to Louis Joliet (1645-1700). A French-Canadian explorer who led an expedition to the upper Mississippi River.
Sites and pages devoted to Robert Cavelier sieur de La Salle (1643-1687). French explorer of middle North America.
Sites and pages devoted to al-Hassan ibn Mohammed al-Wezaz, al-Fasi (1492?-1550?), also known as Johannes Leo, Leo the African, and Leo Africanus. Spanish traveler and author of "Geographical Historie of Africa."
This category is about the historical personas Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and their journeys. It is not the place for contemporary tourist information on the Lewis and Clark trail. Please submit such sites to the appropriate /Regional/North_America/United_States/Travel_and_Tourism/ subcategory.
Sites and pages devoted to Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770-1838). Commanders of an overland expedition to the Pacific Ocean (1804-1806).
Sites and pages devoted to Ferdinand Magellan (?-1521). Commander of the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe, although he was killed during the voyage.
Sites and pages devoted to Jacques Marquette (1637-1675). French missionary who explored the upper Mississippi River.
Intended only for sites about Sir Douglas Mawson.
Sir Douglas Mawson is Australia's most famous Antarctic explorer. 1882 - 1958.
Sites and pages devoted to Robert Edwin Peary, (1856-1920). United States Naval officer who reached the North Pole in 1909.
Sites and pages devoted to Francisco Pizarro (1475?-1541). Conquistador who led the conquest of the Incas in Peru.
Sites and pages devoted to Marco Polo (1254–1323?). Venetian trader who claimed to have explored China as an emissary of Kublai Khan.
Sites and pages devoted to Juan Ponce de León (1460?-1521). Spanish explorer credited with discovering Florida.
Sites and pages devoted to John Wesley Powell (1834-1902). An American geologist and Union army Major who led a government-funded expedition through the Colorado River and Grand Canyon.
Sites and pages devoted to Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912). English naval officer who successfully led the second expedition to the South Pole, although the entire party died during the return journey.
Sites and pages devoted to Sir Ernest Shackleton, (1874-1922). Irish explorer who led four expeditions around Antarctica.
Sites and pages devoted to Abel Tasman, (1603?-1659?). Dutch explorer credited with discovering Tasmania and New Zealand.
Sites and pages devoted to Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512). Italian explorer who sailed the coast of Venezuela and for whom the American continents are named.
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