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Go, Diego, Go!
   is a spin-off from   
Dora the Explorer
Robert Gray
      
Was the First American Born Explorer to Circumnavigate the Globe in an American Ship
Gray sighted, named and sailed up the Columbian river in Oregon and also explored Gray’s Harbour which is now known as Washington.
1962
   the award was won by   
The Well Dressed Explorer by Thea Astley
Christopher Columbus
   is famous for being an   
Explorer
Christopher Columbus was an explorer and trader who crossed the Atlantic Ocean and reached the Americas in 1492 under the flag of Castilian Spain. He believed that the earth was a relatively small sphere, and argued that a ship could reach the Far East via a westward course.
Charles Heaphy
   is known as an   
Explorer
1820-1881, also a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the Heaphy Track is named after him
Matthew Alexander Henson
   wrote   
A Black Explorer at The North Pole
African American explorer and long time companion of Robert Perry
Tom Crean
   is known as an   
Explorer
Explored the Antarctic. 1877-1938
Ernest Shackleton
   is known as an   
Explorer
Explored the Antarctic. Died 1922
Sir Douglas Mawson
   is known as an   
Explorer
Born 1882, died 1958
William Charles Wentworth
   is known as an   
Explorer
Born 1790, died 1872
Charles Sturt
   is known as an   
Explorer
Born 1795, died 1869
Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West
   was written by   
William H. Goetzmann
1967
Pierre Gaultier De Varennes
   is known as an   
Explorer
Sierra de La Vérendrye, traveled further west than any previous European explorer; 1685-1713
Meriwether Lewis
   was a/an   
Explorer
Leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
Daniel Boone
   was a/an   
Explorer
Best known for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky
Pytheas
   was a   
Greek Explorer
Explored northwestern Europe c. 325 BC; observations may include earliest report of Stonehenge
Pytheas
   was a   
Greek Explorer
Explored northwestern Europe c. 325 BC; observations may include earliest report of Stonehenge
Thor Heyerdahl
   was an   
Explorer
1914-2002.
Amundsen, Peary, Cook, Scott
   are all   
Polar Explorers
Messner, Vespucci, Polo, Columbus,
   are all   
Italian Explorers
De Leon, Cortes, Vaca, Pizarro
   are all   
Spanish Explorers
Cartier, Champlain, La Salle, Jolliet
   are all   
French Explorers
The Explorers Tree
   is found in   
Australia
New South Wales. Commemorates the crossing of the Blue Mountains by Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson. Stands by the highway about 2.5 km west of Katoomba. It also marks the start of the 42 kilometre Six Foot Track which leads to Jenolan Caves. Not much of a tree left, just a stump really, with a fancy gazebo cover.
Dias, Magellan, Prince Henry the Navigator
   are all   
Portuguese Explorers
Hudson, Drake, Cook
   are all   
English Explorers






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