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This list of explorers is sorted by surname. See also the links below.

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
António des Abreus Portuguese 16th Indonesia
William Adams English 17th Japan
Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta[1][2] Moroccan 14th Africa, Central Asia, China, Europe, Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Russia, Southeast Asia
Charles Albanel French 17th Canada
Afonso de Albuquerque Portuguese 16th India
Ahmad ibn Fadlan Iraqi Arab 10th Easterns Europes, Middle East, Russia, Scandinavia
Ahmad ibn Rustah Persian 10th Russia, Scandinavia, Arabia
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin American 20th the Moon
Pêro de Alenquer Portuguese 15th African coast
Benedict Allen British 20th/21st various
Diego de Almagro Spanish 16th Peru, Chile
Francisco de Almeida Portuguese 16th India
Pedro de Alvarado Spanish 16th Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras
Francisco Álvares Portuguese 16th Ethiopia
Jorge Álvares Portuguese 16th China
Roald Amundsen Norwegian early 20th South Pole, Antarctica, Northwest Passage
Fernão Pires de Andrade Portuguese 16th China
Henryk Arctowski Polish 20th Antarctic, South America
Salomon August Andrée Swedish 19th Arctic
Roy Chapman Andrews American 20th China, Mongolia
Neil Armstrong American 20th the Moon
Väinö Auer Finnish 20th Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia
Diogo de Azambuja Portuguese 15th West African coast

(15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... William Adams (September 24, 1564–May 16, 1620), also known in Japanese as Anjin-sama (anjin, pilot; sama, a Japanese social title or honorific more or less equivalent to lord) and Miura Anjin (三浦按針: the pilot of Miura), was an English navigator who travelled to Japan and is believed to be... This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... It has been suggested that Travelling route of Ibn Batuta be merged into this article or section. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Map of South Asia (see note) This article deals with the geophysical region in Asia. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Charles Albanel (1616 – 11 January 1696) was a French missionary explorer in Canada, and Jesuit priest. ... Afonso de Albuquerque (or Afonso dAlbuquerque - disused) (pronounced ) (treated with a Don by some although his birth didnt grant him that treatment) (1453, Alhandra - Goa, December 16, 1515) was a Portuguese fidalgo, or nobleman, a naval general officer whose military and administrative activities conquered and established the Portuguese... Ahmad ibn Fadlān ibn al-Abbās ibn RaÅ¡Ä«d ibn Hammād (أحمد إبن فضلان إبن ألعباس إبن رشيد إبن حماد) was a 10th century Muslim writer and traveler who wrote an account of his travels as a member of an embassy of the Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad to the king of the Volga Bulgars, the Kit... For other uses, see Arab (disambiguation). ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 10th century was that century which lasted from 901 to 1000. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... For other uses, see Scandinavia (disambiguation). ... Ibn Rustah (in Persian: ابن رسته) was a 10th century Persian explorer and geographer born in Rosta district, Isfahan, Persia (See Encyclopaedia Iranica [1]). He wrote a geographical compendium. ... This article is about the Persian people, an ethnic group found mainly in Iran. ... For other uses, see Scandinavia (disambiguation). ... The Arabian Peninsula The Arabian Peninsula is a mainly desert peninsula in Southwest Asia at the junction of Africa and Asia and an important part of the greater Middle East. ... Colonel Buzz Aldrin, Sc. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... This article is about Earths moon. ... Pêro de Alenquer (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the African coast. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Benedict Allen (born 1960) is a British explorer. ... 20XX redirects here. ... Diego de Almagro Diego de Almagro (b. ... A portrait of Francisco de Almeida in the National Museum of Ancient Art. ... Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras (Badajoz, c. ... Francisco Álvares (c. ... Jorge Álvares (died July 8, 1521) was a Portuguese explorer. ... Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (July 16, 1872 – c. ... The term Norwegians may refer to: People with a Norwegian ancestral or ethnic identity, whether living in Norway, emigrants, or the descendents of emigrants. ... For other uses, see South Pole (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Northwest Passage (disambiguation). ... Captain Fernão Pires de Andrade (also spelled as Fernão Perez de Andrade) was a Portuguese merchant and official under the explorer and Malacca governor Alfonso dAlbuquerque. ... Henryk Arctowski (1871 - 1958) was a Polish scientist, oceanographer and explorer of Antarctica. ... Greek ἀνταρκτικός, opposite the arctic) is a continent surrounding the Earths South Pole. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... S.A. Andrée Salomon August Andrée (1854 – 1897) was a Swedish engineer and aeronaut who perished during a failed attempt to reach the Geographic North Pole by hydrogen balloon. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884–March 11, 1960) was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History, primarily known for leading a series of expeditions through the fragmented China of the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. ... This article is about the former American astronaut. ... Väinö Auer (b. ... Language(s) Finnish, Swedish Languages related to Finnish include Estonian, Karelian, Vepsian, Võro and to a lesser extent, all Finno-Ugric Languages. ... Tierra del Fuego Cerro Sombrero Village, Chile. ... Patagonia, as most commonly defined (in orange). ... Diogo de Azambuja (1432-1518) Portuguese explorer of the African coast, lead an expedition into the Gold Coast with Bartolomeu Dias, in 1481. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ...

B

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
George Back British 19th Canadian Arctic
William Baffin British 17th Northwest Passage
Samuel Baker British 19th Africa
Vasco Núñez de Balboa Spanish 16th Panama
Pêro de Barcelos Portuguese 15th/16th North America
Willem Barents Dutch 16th Northeast Passage, Novaya Zemlya
Heinrich Barth German 19th Central and northern Africa
Robert Bartlett Canadian early 20th Arctic
George Bass Australian 18th Australia
Henry Walter Bates British 19th Amazonia
Nicolas Baudin French 18th Australia
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen Russian 19th Antarctica
Joseph René Bellot French 19th Arctic
Móric Beňovský Slovak 18th northern Pacific Ocean
Vitus Bering Danish 18th northern Pacific Ocean
Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Vittorio Bottego Italian 19th Somalia
Pierre Savorgan de Brazza Italian/French 19th Congo
Saint Brendan Irish 6th Atlantic Ocean
Jim Bridger American 19th Western United States
James Bruce British 18th Algeria, the Middle East, Egypt
William S. Bruce British early 20th Antarctica
Étienne Brûlé French 17th Canada
Lafayette Bunnell American 19th Yosemite Valley
Johann Ludwig Burckhardt Swiss 19th Middle East, Sudan
Richard Francis Burton British 19th East Africa
José de Bustamante y Guerra Spanish 18th Pacific Ocean
Richard E. Byrd American 20th North Pole, Antarctica

Sir George Back (6 November 1796 – 23 June 1878) was a British naval officer, explorer of the Arctic and artist. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... William Baffin (1584 – January 23, 1622) was an English navigator and discoverer. ... For other uses, see Northwest Passage (disambiguation). ... Sir Samuel White Baker (8 June 1821-30 December 1893) was an English explorer. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Vasco Núñez De Balboa (1475–January 15, 1519) was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. ... Pêro de Barcelos (15th century/16th century), sometimes Pedro de Barcelos, was a Portuguese explorer of North America, whom, together with João Fernandes Lavrador, was the first to sight the Coast of Labrador in 1498. ... North American redirects here. ... Willem Barents. ... The Dutch (Ethnonym: Nederlanders meaning Lowlanders) are the dominant ethnic group[1] of the Netherlands[2]. They are usually seen as a Germanic people. ... The Northern Sea Route (Russian Северный морской путь) is a shipping lane from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean along the Siberian coast of Russia. ... Novaya Zemlya (Russian: , lit. ... Heinrich Barth (1821-1865), German explorer, was born at Hamburg on February 16, 1821, and educated at Berlin University, where he graduated in 1844. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Captain Robert Bartlett Captain Robert Bartlett Captain Robert Abram Bartlett was a notable ice navigator and Arctic explorer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... For other uses of Canada or Canadian, see Canada (disambiguation) and Canadian (disambiguation). ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... George Bass George Bass, British naval surgeon and explorer of Australia (1771 – unknown, post 1803), was born at Aswarby, a hamlet near Sleaford Lincolnshire and was educated at Boston Grammar School. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Henry Walter Bates (February 8, 1825 - February 16, 1892) was an English naturalist and explorer. ... A river in the Amazon rainforest The Amazon is a rainforest in South America. ... Nicolas Baudin Nicolas-Thomas Baudin (February 17, 1754 - September 16, 1803) was a French explorer. ... A portrait of Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (also known as Russian: ; Faddey Faddeyevich Bellinsgauzen) (September 20, 1778–January 13, 1852) served as a naval officer of the Russian Empire and commanded the second Russian expedition to circumnavigate the globe. ... Russians (Русские - Russkie) are an ethnic group of East Slavic people, which live primarily in Russia and neighboring countries. ... Joseph René Bellot (March 18, 1826-1853) was a French Arctic explorer. ... Moric Benovsky (born 1746 as Benyovszky Móritz Ágost - died May 23, 1786) was a noble in the Kingdom of Hungary, with Slovak and Hungarian ancestors, also an adventurer, globetrotter, explorer, colonizer, writer, chess player, a King of Madagascar, a French colonel, Polish military commander, and Austrian soldier. ... A portrait attributed to Vitus Bering (according to modern data, his uncles portrait) Vitus Jonassen Bering (also, less correctly, Behring) (August 1681–December 19, 1741) was a Danish-born navigator in the service of the Russian Navy, a captain-komandor known among the Russian sailors as Ivan Ivanovich. ... The Danish nation is a concept closely connected to 19th century ethnic nationalism. ... Captain Juan Francisco Bodega y Quadra, Marina real, circa 1785. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Vittorio Bottego (Parma 1860, Africa 1897) was an italian army officier and one of the first explorers of the Juba region in Africa where he leaded two expeditions. ... Pierre Paul François Camille Savorgnan de Brazza (January 26, 1852 - September 14, 1905) was an explorer of Italian nationality. ... This article is about Saint Brendan of Clonfert. ... The 6th century is the period from 501 - 600 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian Era. ... Jim Bridger Jim Bridger (right) is honored along with Pony Express founder Alexander Majors (left) and Kansas City founder John Calvin McCoy at Pioneer Square in Westport in Kansas City. ... James Bruce (December 14, 1730 – April 27, 1794) was a Scottish traveller and travel writer who spent more than a dozen years in North Africa and Abyssinia (Ethiopia) where he traced the Blue Nile. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... William Speirs Bruce (1867-1921) was a London-born Scottish polar scientist and oceanographer. ... Étienne Brûlé (c. ... Lafayette Houghton Bunnell (1824-1903), a noted explorer of Yosemite Valley, was born in Homer, Minnesota. ... Yosemite Valley with Half Dome in the distance. ... Johann Ludwig Burckhardt Johann Ludwig (a. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... For other persons named Richard Burton, see Richard Burton (disambiguation). ...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  Geographic East Africa, including the UN subregion and East African Community East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ... Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, USN (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was a pioneering American polar explorer and famous aviator. ... For other uses, see North Pole (disambiguation). ...

C

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca Spanish 16th southwestern United States, Mexico, Argentina
John Cabot[3] Italian/English 15th North American mainland (Canada)
Pedro Álvares Cabral Portuguese 15th/16th Brazil, Madagascar
João Rodrigues Cabrilho Portuguese 16th California
Alvise Cadamosto Italian 15th Cape Verde islands
René Caillé French 19th North Africa
Álvaro Caminha Portuguese 15th São Tomé and Príncipe islands
Pêro Vaz de Caminha Portuguese 15th Brazil
Diogo Cão Portuguese 15th west coast of Africa (including the Congo River)
John Carpini Italian 13th Central Asia
Juan Carrasco Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Jan Carstensz Dutch 17th New Guinea coast, Gulf of Carpentaria
Jacques Cartier French 16th St. Lawrence River
René-Robert Cavelier French 17th Mississippi embayment
Thomas Cavendish British 16th Virginia, Pacific coast of Central and South America
Samuel de Champlain French 16th/17th Quebec, Great Lakes
Jean Chardin French 17th Persia, India
Fletcher Christian British 18th Polynesia
Hugh Clapperton British early 19th west and central Africa
William Clark American early 19th western United States
Gonçalo Coelho Portuguese 15th/16th South American coast
Nicolau Coelho Portuguese 15th Brazil
Christopher Columbus[4] Italian 15th/16th Caribbean
Niccolò Da Conti Italian early 15th India, Southeast Asia
Frederick Cook American 19th/20th Arctic
James Cook British 18th Australasia, Oceania
Diogo Álvares Correia Portuguese 16th Brazil
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado Spanish 16th New Mexico
João, Gaspar and Miguel Corte-Real Portuguese 15th/16th Newfoundland
Hernán Cortés Spanish 16th Mexico
Juan de la Cosa Spanish 15th/16th Caribbean, South America
Thomas Coulter Irish 19th Mexico, Alta California
Jacques-Yves Cousteau French 20th the deep sea
Pêro da Covilhã Portuguese 15th/16th Ethiopia
Tristão da Cunha Portuguese 16th Tristan da Cunha islands

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (c. ... The Southwest could be defined as the states west, or for the most part west, of the mississippi river, with the qualification of a certain northern limit, such as the 37, or 38, or 39, or 40 degree north line. ... John Cabot in traditional Venetian garb, from a sixteenth-century painting Giovanni Caboto (c. ... North American redirects here. ... Pedro Álvares (about 1467 – about 1520), pron. ... João Rodrigues Cabrilho Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (Portuguese: João Rodrigues Cabrilho) (ca. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Alvise Cadamosto (Ca da Mosto) (Venice, 1432 - Venice, July 18, 1488) Venetian see captain and explorer, hired by the Portuguese prince Henry the Navigator. ... René Caillié René Caillié (September 19, 1799 - May 17, 1838) was a French explorer, and the first European to return alive from the town of Timbuktu. ...  Northern Africa (UN subregion)  geographic, including above North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent, separated by the Sahara from Sub-Saharan Africa. ... Álvaro Caminha (late 15th century), Portuguese explorer who initiated the colonization of São Tomé and Príncipe. ... Pêro Vaz de Caminha (15th century/16th century), Portuguese explorer that accompanied Pedro Álvares Cabral in the discovery of Brazil, being one of the captains of the fleet. ... The pillar bearing the arms of Portugal erected by Cão at Cape St. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... The Congo River (for a time known as Zaire River) is the largest river in Western Central Africa. ... John of Plano Carpinis famous journey—his route is shown in Dark blue (railroad track style). ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Jan Carstenszoon (also known by the abbreviation of his patronym Carstensz or Carstensz. ... The Dutch (Ethnonym: Nederlanders meaning Lowlanders) are the dominant ethnic group[1] of the Netherlands[2]. They are usually seen as a Germanic people. ... The Gulf of Carpentaria from a 1859 Dutch map The Gulf of Carpentaria The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large, shallow sea enclosed on three sides by northern Australia and bounded on the north by the Arafura Sea (the body of water that lies between Australia and Indonesia). ... For other uses, see Jacques Cartier (disambiguation). ... The Saint Lawrence River (French fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. ... Engraving of Cavelier de La Salle A later engraving of Robert de LaSalle Memorial Plaque to de La Salle in Rouen René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, or Robert de LaSalle (November 22, 1643 – March 19, 1687) was a French explorer. ... This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. ... Thomas Cavendish (1555-1592) was born in Trimley St. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other uses, see Central America (disambiguation). ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Statue symbolizing Samuel de Champlain in Ottawa. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... The Great Lakes from space The Laurentian Great Lakes are a group of five large lakes in North America on or near the Canada-United States border. ... Sir John Chardin Jean Chardin, born Jean-Baptiste Chardin, also known as Sir John Chardin, (November 16, 1643 – January 5, 1713) was a French jeweller and traveller whose ten-volume book The Travels of Sir John Chardin is regarded as one of the finest works of early Western scholarship on... Anthem SorÅ«d-e MellÄ«-e Īrān Â² Capital (and largest city) Tehran Official languages Persian Demonym Iranian Government Islamic Republic  -  Supreme Leader  -  President Unification  -  Unified by Cyrus the Great 559 BCE   -  Parthian (Arsacid) dynastic empire (first reunification) 248 BCE-224 CE   -  Sassanid dynastic empire 224–651 CE   -  Safavid dynasty... Fletcher Christian, an artists impression Fletcher Christian (September 25, 1764 – October 3, 1793) was a Masters Mate on board the Bounty during William Blighs fateful voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plants (see Mutiny on the Bounty). ... Carving from the ridgepole of a Māori house, ca 1840 Polynesia (from Greek: πολύς many, νῆσος island) is a large grouping of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. ... Hugh Clapperton (May 18, 1788 - April 13, 1827), Scottish traveller and explorer of West and Central Africa. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... {{Infobox Person | name = William Clark | image = WilliamClark. ... Lewis and Clark redirects here. ... Gonçalo Coelho (15th century/16th century), Portuguese explorer of the South Atlantic and of the South American coast (expedition to Brazil and further south in 1502). ... Nicolau Coelho (15th century/16th century), Portuguese explorer that accompanied Pedro Álvares Cabral in the discovery of Brazil in 1500, being one of the captains of the fleet. ... Christopher Columbus (1451 – May 20, 1506) was a navigator, colonizer, and explorer and one of the first Europeans to explore the Americas after the Vikings. ... West Indies redirects here. ... Niccolò Da Conti (also Nicolò de Conti) (1395–1469) was a Venetian merchant and explorer, born in Chioggia, who traveled to India and Southeast Asia during the early 15th century. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Frederick Cook in arctic gear Frederick Cook on South Michigan Avenue in Chicago A photo from Cooks 1909 arctic expedition, which he alleged was taken at or near the North Pole Frederick Albert Cook (June 10, 1865 - August 5, 1940) was an American explorer and physician. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... This article is about the British explorer. ... Australasia Australasia is a term variably used to describe a region of Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. ... For other uses, see Oceania (disambiguation). ... Diogo Alvares Correia Diogo Alvares Correia Portuguese settler born in Viana, Diogo Alvares Correia departed for Brazil in 1509. ... Francisco Vásquez de Coronado (ca. ... Official language(s) None Spoken language(s) English 68. ... João Vaz Corte-Real Portuguese explorer (Canada) 15th century João Vaz Corte-Real (pron. ... Gaspar Corte-Real. ... Miguel Corte-Real (c. ... Newfoundland —   IPA: [nuw fÉ™n lænd] (French: , Irish: ) is a large island off the east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... Hernán(do) Cortés Pizarro, 1st Marqués del Valle de Oaxaca (1485–December 2, 1547) was the conquistador who became famous for leading the military expedition that initiated the Spanish Conquest of Mexico. ... Juan de la Cosa Map of Juan de la Cosa Juan de la Cosa (c. ... West Indies redirects here. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Thomas Coulter (1793–1843) of Dundalk was an Irish physician, botanist, and explorer. ... Alta California (Upper California) was formed in 1804 when the province of California, then a part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, was divided in two along the line separating the Franciscan missions in the north from the Dominican missions in the south. ... Jacques-Yves Cousteau in 1976. ... For the IMAX movie, see Deep Sea 3D. A hydrothermal vent in the deep sea The deep sea, or deep layer[1] is the lowest layer in the ocean, existing below the thermocline. ... Pedro or Pero da Covilhã (c. ... Tristão da Cunha or Tristan da Cunha (~1460 - ~1540) was nominated first viceroy of Portuguese India in 1504, but did not take up this post owing to temporary blindness; in 1506 he became commander of a fleet which operated on the east coast of Africa and in the Indies... Motto Our faith is our strength Anthem God Save the Queen Capital (and largest city) Edinburgh of the Seven Seas Official languages English Government Dependency of St. ...

D

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Isaac Davis British 18th Hawaii
Francis Drake British 16th circumnavigation, Tierra del Fuego, Pacific Northwest

This article is about the U.S. State. ...

E

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Gil Eanes Portuguese 15th northwest African coast
Juan Sebastián Elcano Spain 16th completed Ferdinand Magellan's circumnavigation
Francisco de Eliza Spain 18th Strait of Juan de Fuca and Strait of Georgia
Erik the Red Viking 10th Greenland
Leif Ericson Viking early 11th Vinland (Newfoundland)
Pedro Escobar Portuguese 15th São Tomé and Príncipe islands
George Everest British 19th India

Gil Eanes (Eannes), pron. ... A map showing Northwest Africa Northwest Africa is the northwestern part of Africa. ... Juan Sebastián Elcano Juan Sebastián Elcano statue in Guetaria For the Spanish training ship, see Juan Sebastián Elcano (Spanish ship). ... For the Presidential railcar named Ferdinand Magellan, see Ferdinand Magellan Railcar. ... “Round the world” redirects here. ... Francisco de Eliza was a Spanish navigator and explorer. ... The Strait of Juan de Fuca separates Vancouver Island of British Columbia from the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state. ... Strait of Georgia at sunset The Strait of Georgia (also known as Georgia Strait and the Gulf of Georgia) is a 240 km (150 mi)-long strait between Vancouver Island (as well as its nearby Gulf Islands) and the mainland Pacific coast of British Columbia, Canada. ... For other uses, see Erik the Red (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Viking (disambiguation). ... Close up of Leif in front of Hallgrímskirkja, in Reykjavík, Iceland. ... For the historical novel by George Mackay Brown, which depicts Leifr Eiríkssons voyage, see Vinland (novel). ... Newfoundland —   IPA: [nuw fÉ™n lænd] (French: , Irish: ) is a large island off the east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... Pedro Escobar, also known as Pêro Escobar, was a 15th century Portuguese explorer who discovered São Tomé and Príncipe together with João de Santarém. ... Photograph of Everest Colonel Sir George Everest (4 July 1790 – 1 December 1866) was a Welsh surveyor, geographer and Surveyor-General of India from 1830 to 1843. ...

F

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Edmund Fanning American 18th/19th Oceania
Ibn Farrukh Andalusian 10th Americas, Atlantic Ocean, Canary islands
Sir Ranulph Fiennes British 20th Arctic, Antarctica
António Fernandes Portuguese 15th west African coast
Baltazar Fernandes Portuguese 17th Brazil
Duarte Fernandes Portuguese 16th Thailand
Salvador Fidalgo Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Matthew Flinders British 18th/19th Australia, Tasmania
Alexander Forbes British 19th California
John Franklin British 19th Northwest Passage
John C. Frémont American 19th Oregon Trail, Sierra Nevada
Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne French 18th Oceania
Louis de Freycinet French 19th western Australia, Oceania
Vivian Fuchs British 20th Antarctica

Edmund Fanning (July 16, 1769 – April 23, 1841) was an American explorer and sea captain, known as the Pathfinder of the Pacific. ... For other uses, see Oceania (disambiguation). ... Al-Andalus is the Arabic name given the Iberian Peninsula by its Muslim conquerors; it refers to both the Caliphate proper and the general period of Muslim rule (711–1492). ... World map showing the Americas CIA political map of the Americas in an equal-area projection The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the continents of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions. ... This article is about the islands in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet OBE (born 7 March 1944), usually known simply as Ranulph (Ran) Fiennes, is a British adventurer and holder of several endurance records. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... António Fernandes, or sometimes Álvaro Fernandes, (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the African coast. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... Baltazar Fernandes, was a Portuguese colonist of Brazil who lead the expeditions called Bandeirantes into the interior and laid the foundations of Sorocaba in the year of 1654. ... Duarte Fernandes (16th century) Portuguese diplomat, was the first European to establish diplomatic relations with Thailand in 1511, under the orders of Afonso de Albuquerque, Portuguese Viceroy of India. ... Salvador Fidalgo was a Spanish explorer who commanded an exploring expedition for Spain to Alaska and the Pacific Northwest during the late 1700s. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Captain Matthew Flinders RN (16 March 1774 – 19 July 1814) was one of the most successful navigators and cartographers of his age. ... Slogan or Nickname: Island of Inspiration; The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle Motto(s): Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Constitutional monarchy Governor William Cox Premier Paul Lennon (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 5  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product... Alexander Forbes was a 19th century Scottish merchant, explorer, and author. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other persons named John Franklin, see John Franklin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Northwest Passage (disambiguation). ... John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890), was an American military officer, explorer, the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States, and the first presidential candidate of a major party to run on a platform in opposition to slavery. ... For other uses, see Oregon Trail (disambiguation). ... This article is about the mountain range in the Western United States. ... Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne (1724 - 1772) was a French explorer. ... For other uses, see Oceania (disambiguation). ... Note that this entry should not to be confused with Charles Louis de Saulces de Freycinet (1828-1923), French Prime Minister Louis Claude de Saulses de Freycinet, (August 7, 1779 - August 18, 1842) was a French navigator. ... Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State or the Golden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2005-06)  - Product ($m)  $107,910 (4th)  - Product per capita  $53,134/person... For other uses, see Oceania (disambiguation). ... Sir Vivian Ernest Fuchs (February 11, 1908 – November 11, 1999) was a British explorer. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Alfons Gabriel Austrian 20th Iran
Dionisio Alcalá Galiano Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Yuri Gagarin Russian 20th Earth orbit
Juan Galindo mixed 19th Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)
Estevão da Gama Portuguese 16th Indian Ocean
Paulo da Gama Portuguese 15th sea route from Europe to India
Vasco da Gama Portuguese 15th/16th sea route from Europe to India
Gaspar da Gama Polish, Portuguese 15th/16th Palestine, Egypt, India, Brazil, East African coast
Thomas Gann Irish 19th/20th Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)
Francis Garnier French 19th Mekong River
Pierre Gaultier de Varennes French Canadian 18th North American interior
Romolo Gessi Italian 19th the Nile, Sudan
Ernest Giles Australian 19th central Australia
André Gonçalves Portuguese 15th/16th Brazil
Antão Gonçalves Portuguese 15th west African coast
Lopes Gonçalves Portuguese 15th Atlantic Ocean
James Augustus Grant British 19th eastern Africa
João Grego Portuguese 15th African coast
Juan de Grijalva Spanish 16th Mexico, Nicaragua
Gonzalo Guerrero Spanish 16th Yucatán Peninsula

Alfons Gabriel (1892 – 1976) was a Austrian geographer and travel writer who made several trips to the deserts of Iran, during 1927-8, 1933, and 1937. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Dionisio Alcalá Galiano Dionisio Alcalá Galiano (1760, Cabra, Córdoba, Spain – October 21, 1805) was a Spanish naval officer, cartographer and explorer. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... “Gagarin” redirects here. ... Earth orbit is an orbit around the planet Earth. ... Juan Galindo (1802 – 1839) was a Central American explorer and army officer. ... This article is about the culture area. ... This article is about the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. ... Estevão da Gama (flourished 16th century) was a Portuguese admiral. ... Paulo da Gama (? - Angra do Heroísmo, July 1499) was a Portuguese explorer, older brother of Vasco da Gama. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Vasco da Gama (disambiguation). ... A 2003 satellite image of the region. ...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  Geographic East Africa, including the UN subregion and East African Community East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ... Thomas William Francis Gann (1867-1938) was a medical doctor by profession, but is best remembered for his work as an amateur archeologist exploring ruins of the Maya civilization. ... Francis Garnier on a 1943 stamp of Indochina Marie Joseph François (Francis) Garnier (25 July 1839 - 21 December 1873) was a French officer and explorer known for his exploration of the Mekong River in Southeast Asia. ... View of the Mekong before the sunset The Mekong is one of the worlds major rivers. ... Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye (November 17, 1685 – December 5, 1749) was a French Canadian military officer, fur trader and explorer. ... French Canadian is a term that has several different connotations. ... North American redirects here. ... Romolo Gessi (1831 - 1881), also called Gessi Pasha, was an Italian soldier and an explorer of north-east Africa, especially Sudan and the Nile River. ... For other uses, see Nile (disambiguation). ... Yours faithfully, Ernest Giles Photo in the frontespiece of his Australia Twice Traversed William Ernest Powell Giles (7 July 1835 – 13 November 1897), best known as Ernest Giles, was an Australian explorer who led three major expeditions in central Australia. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... Central Australia is a term used to describe the area of land surrounding and including Alice Springs in Australia. ... André Gonçalves (15th century/16th century), Portuguese explorer that accompanied Pedro Álvares Cabral in the discovery of Brazil, being one of the captains of the fleet. ... Antão Gonçalves was a 15th century Portuguese explorer and slave trader who was the first European to take Africans as slaves. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... Lopes Gonçalves (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the Atlantic, the first to cross the Equator in 1473. ... James Augustus Grant (April 11, 1827 — February 11, 1892) was a Scottish explorer of eastern equatorial Africa. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Eastern Africa ... João Grego (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the African coast. ... Juan de Grijalva (born around 1489 in Cuéllar - January 21, 1527) was a Spanish conquistador. ... Gonzalo Guerrero was a sailor from Palos, in Spain. ... The Yucatán peninsula as seen from space The Yucatán Peninsula, in Southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Hanno the Navigator Carthaginian 6th BCE west African coast
Hannu ancient Egyptian (c.2750 BCE) eastern Africa
Gonzalo López de Haro Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Dirk Hartog Dutch 17th western Australian coast
Ahmed Pasha Hassanein[5] Egyptian 20th Oweinat and the Sahara
Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden American 19th Rocky Mountains and the western United States
Bruno de Heceta Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Sven Hedin Swedish 19th/20th Central Asia
Louis Hennepin Belgian/French 17th North American interior
William Lewis Herndon American 19th Amazonia
Bjarni Herjulfsson Viking 10th North America
Thor Heyerdahl Norwegian 20th anthropological ocean voyages
Sir Edmund Hillary New Zealand 20th Mount Everest, Antarctica
Himilco the Navigator Carthaginian 6th BCE northwestern coast of Europe
Clement Hodgkinson British 19th New South Wales (Australia)
Emil Holub Czech 19th Africa
Hong Bao Chinese 15th South Shetland Islands, South Atlantic
Cornelis de Houtman Dutch 16th sea route from Europe to Indonesia
Frederick de Houtman Dutch 16th/17th western Australian coast
William Hovell British 19th southern New South Wales
Henry Hudson British 17th Northwest Passage, Hudson River and Hudson Bay
Alexander von Humboldt German 19th Latin America, Siberia
Hamilton Hume Australian 19th Australian interior
James S. Hutchinson American 20th Sierra Nevada (U.S.)

Route of Hanno the Navigator Hanno the Navigator was a Carthaginian explorer who flourished c. ... For other uses, see Carthage (disambiguation). ... (7th century BC - 6th century BCE - 5th century BCE - other centuries) (600s BCE - 590s BCE - 580s BCE - 570s BCE - 560s BCE - 550s BCE - 540s BCE - 530s BCE - 520s BCE - 510s BCE - 500s BCE - other decades) (2nd millennium BCE - 1st millennium BCE - 1st millennium) The 5th and 6th centuries BCE were...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... Hannu (Hennu), ancient Egyptian explorer (around 2750 BC) and the first explorer of whom there is any knowledge. ... Look up Circa on Wiktionary, the free dictionary The Latin word circa, literally meaning about, is often used to describe various dates (often birth and death dates) that are uncertain. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Eastern Africa ... Gonzalo López de Haro was a Spanish explorer, notable for his expeditions in the Pacific Northwest in the late 18th century. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Dirk Hartog (1580—1621) was a 17th century Dutch sea captain and explorer, whose expedition was the second European group to land on Australian soil. ... The Dutch (Ethnonym: Nederlanders meaning Lowlanders) are the dominant ethnic group[1] of the Netherlands[2]. They are usually seen as a Germanic people. ... Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State or the Golden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2005-06)  - Product ($m)  $107,910 (4th)  - Product per capita  $53,134/person... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Jebel Uweinat (1934 m; ‎ mountain of sourcelets; also spelled Auenat, Ouenat, Ouinat, Owainat, Oweinat, Uwaynat, Uweinat, Uwenat, Uweynat etc. ... Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (September 7, 1829 - December 22, 1887) was an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... For individual mountains named Rocky Mountain, see Rocky Mountain (disambiguation). ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... Bruno de Heceta (Hezeta) y Dudagoitia (1744-1807) was a Spanish explorer of the Pacific Northwest. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Sven Hedin. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... A painting of Father Louis Hennepin discovering Saint Anthony Falls. ... Motto: Dutch: Eendracht maakt macht; French: Lunion fait la force; German: Einigkeit macht stark (English: Strength lies in unity) Anthem: The Brabançonne Capital Brussels Largest city Brussels Official languages Dutch, French, German Government King Prime Minister Constitutional Monarchy Albert II Guy Verhofstadt Independence Belgian Revolution 1830 Area  â€¢ Total... North American redirects here. ... William Lewis Herndon (15 October 1813 – 7 September 1857) was one of the United States Navys outstanding explorers and seamen. ... A river in the Amazon rainforest The Amazon is a rainforest in South America. ... Bjarni Herjólfsson was a Norse explorer, believed to be the first European to view mainland North America. ... For other uses, see Viking (disambiguation). ... Thor Heyerdahl Thor Heyerdahl (October 6, 1914 Larvik, Norway – April 18, 2002 Colla Micheri, Italy) was a Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer with a scientific background in zoology and geography. ... The term Norwegians may refer to: People with a Norwegian ancestral or ethnic identity, whether living in Norway, emigrants, or the descendents of emigrants. ... This article is about the social science. ... Edmund Hillary on the New Zealand 5 dollar note Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE (born July 20, 1919) is a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer, most famous for the first successful climb of Mount Everest. ... Everest redirects here. ... Himilco (Phoenician Chimilkât), Carthaginian navigator and explorer lived in 6th century BC. Himilco is the first known sailor from the Mediterranean Sea to reach the northwestern shores of Europe. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Clement Hodgkinson, 1818 - 1893, was born in England, and became a notable Australian naturalist, explorer and surveyor. ... NSW redirects here. ... Dr. Emil Holub Emil Holub was Czech doctor, traveller in Africa and writer. ... Czechs (Czech: ÄŒeÅ¡i) are a western Slavic people of Central Europe, living predominantly in the Czech Republic. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... A red packet or hong bao (紅包) is a monetary gift which is given in Chinese society. ... Location of the South Shetlands The South Shetland Islands are a group of Antarctic islands, lying about 120 kilometres north of the Antarctic Peninsula. ... For other uses, see Atlantic (disambiguation) The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of its surface. ... A portrait of de Houtman Cornelis de Houtman (April 2, 1565 - August 1599), brother of Frederick de Houtman, was a Dutch explorer who discovered a new sea route from Europe to Indonesia and managed to begin the Dutch spice trade. ... Frederick de Houtman (1571—1627) was a Dutch explorer who sailed along the Western coast of Australia (see History of Western Australia) en route to Batavia. ... William Hilton Hovell (April 26, 1786 - November 9, 1875) was an English explorer of Australia. ... No portrait of Hudson is known to be in existence. ... For other uses, see Northwest Passage (disambiguation). ... , The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, the Great Mohegan by the Iroquois,[1][2][3] or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami, Muhheakantuck, Θkahnéhtati[4] in Tuscarora), is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and... New York Harbor, the outflow for Hudson River, is sometimes called Hudsons Bay. Hudson Bay, Canada. ... An 1859 portrait of Alexander von Humboldt by the artist Julius Schrader, showing Mount Chimborazo in the background. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... This article is about Siberia as a whole. ... Hamilton Hume Hamilton Hume (19 June 1797-19 April 1873) was an Australian explorer. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... James Sather Hutchinson (1867-1959) was a lawyer in San Francisco. ... This article is about the mountain range in the Western United States. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
João Infante Portuguese 15th African coast
Helge Ingstad Norwegian 20th Newfoundland, Greenland, Alaska

João Infante (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the African coast. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Ingstad in his trapper days in the late 1920s (photo from his book The Land of Feast and Famine, 1933). ... The term Norwegians may refer to: People with a Norwegian ancestral or ethnic identity, whether living in Norway, emigrants, or the descendents of emigrants. ... Newfoundland —   IPA: [nuw fÉ™n lænd] (French: , Irish: ) is a large island off the east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... For other uses, see Alaska (disambiguation). ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Anthony Jenkinson British 16th Russia, Persia

Anthem SorÅ«d-e MellÄ«-e Īrān Â² Capital (and largest city) Tehran Official languages Persian Demonym Iranian Government Islamic Republic  -  Supreme Leader  -  President Unification  -  Unified by Cyrus the Great 559 BCE   -  Parthian (Arsacid) dynastic empire (first reunification) 248 BCE-224 CE   -  Sassanid dynastic empire 224–651 CE   -  Safavid dynasty...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Thorfinn Karlsefni Icelandic early 11th Vinland
Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel German 19th Kamchatka
George Kennan American 19th/20th Russia[6]
Edmund Kennedy British/Australian 19th Australian interior
Khashkhash Ibn Saeed Ibn Aswad Andalusian 9th Americas, Atlantic Ocean
Ferdinand Konščak Croatian 18th Baja California peninsula
Pyotr Kozlov Russian early 20th Mongolia, Tibet

Thorfinn Karlsefni or Þorfinnur Karlsefni was an Icelandic explorer who led an attempt to settle Vinland circa 1010 A.D. with three ships and 160 settlers. ... For the historical novel by George Mackay Brown, which depicts Leifr Eiríkssons voyage, see Vinland (novel). ... Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel (October 3, 1784 - June 25, 1863) was a German agronomist and explorer of the Kamchatka Peninsula. ... “Kamchatka” redirects here. ... George Kennan (February 16, 1845 - 1924) was an American explorer of Russia, notable for travels in Kamchatka and the Caucasus. ... Expeditions of Kennedy Edmund Besley Court Kennedy (1818 – 1848) was an explorer in Australia in the mid nineteenth century. ... The term Briton may have the following meanings: in a historical context: an inhabitant of Great Britain in pre-Roman times a descendant of Britons during a later period (e. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... Khashkhash Ibn Saeed Ibn Aswad Van Wikipedia Ga naar: navigatie, zoeken Chaschchasch ibn Said ibn Aswad of Khashkhash Ibn Saeed Ibn Aswad (arabisch خشخاش بن سعيد بن اسود Ḫašḫāš ibn SaÊ¿Ä«d ibn Aswad), (geboren Pechina, Andalusië) was een Moors admiraal. ... Al-Andalus is the Arabic name given the Iberian Peninsula by its Muslim conquerors; it refers to both the Caliphate proper and the general period of Muslim rule (711–1492). ... World map showing the Americas CIA political map of the Americas in an equal-area projection The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the continents of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions. ... Ferdinand Konščak (Ferdinand Consag in Hungarian) (December 2, 1703 - September 10, 1759) was a missionary, explorer, and cartographer. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... Baja California Peninsula (highlighted) The Baja California Peninsula or Lower California is a peninsula in the west of Mexico. ... Pyotr Kuzmich Kozlov (Russian: ) (born October 3, 1863 near Smolensk; died September 26, 1935 in Peterhof) was a Russian explorer who continued the studies of Nikolai Przhevalsky in Mongolia and Tibet. ... This article is about historical/cultural Tibet. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Richard Lemon Lander British early 19th west Africa (Niger and Benue Rivers)
Grigori Ivanovitch Langsdorff Prussian early 19th Brazil
Jean-François de Galaup French 18th Pacific Rim
Anthony de la Roché British 17th Antarctica
João Fernandes Lavrador Portuguese 15th/16th Labrador
Joseph N. LeConte American 20th Sierra Nevada (U.S.)
Albert von Le Coq German 19th/20th central Asia
John Ledyard American 18th Australasia, Oceania, Russia
Miguel López de Legazpi Spanish 16th Philippines
Ludwig Leichhardt Prussian 19th Australian interior
Gaspar de Lemos Portuguese 15th Brazil
Dragutin Lerman Croatian 19th/20th Congo
Meriwether Lewis American 18th/19th western United States
David Livingstone British 19th southern and eastern Africa

Richard Lemon Lander Richard Lemon Lander (February 8, 1804 - February 6, 1834), English explorer of the African continent. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... The Benue River or Bénoué River is the major tributary of the Niger River. ... Georg Heinrich von Langsdorff, Baron de Langsdorff (b. ... The Prussians kill Adalbert The Prussian people, or (old) Prussians, inhabited the area around the Curonian and Vistula Lagoons, (in what is now northern Poland), in the region roughly occupied by the Mazurian Lakes. ... La Pérouse in 1828, by François Rude. ... The USS Abraham Lincoln Battle Group along with ships from Australia, Chile, Japan, Canada, and Korea speed towards Honolulu in RIMPAC 2000. ... Voyage of the English merchant Anthony de la Roché in 1675 Anthony de la Roché (spelled also Antoine de la Roché, Antonio de la Roché or Antonio de la Roca in some sources) was an English merchant born in London to French Huguenot father and English mother. ... João Fernandes (pron. ... Labrador (also Coast of Labrador) is a region of Atlantic Canada. ... Joseph Nisbet LeConte (1870-1950) was a noted explorer of the Sierra Nevada. ... This article is about the mountain range in the Western United States. ... Albert von Le Coq (1860 - 1930) was a German archaeologist and explorer of Central Asia. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... John Ledyard (November 1751-January 10, 1789) was an American explorer and adventurer. ... Australasia Australasia is a term variably used to describe a region of Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. ... For other uses, see Oceania (disambiguation). ... Miguel López de Legazpi (1502 - August 20, 1572, Manila), also known as El Adelantado (The Governor) and El Viejo (The Elder), was a Spanish conquistador who established the first colony in the Philippine Islands in 1565. ... Portrait of Ludwig Leichhardt Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt (October 23, 1813 - 1848?) was a Prussian explorer and naturalist. ... Gaspar de Lemos (15th century), Portuguese explorer that was captain of the supply ship of Pedro Álvares Cabrals fleet that discovered Brazil. ... Dragutin Lerman (August 24, 1863 - July 12, 1918) was a Croatian explorer. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... Meriwether Lewis (August 18, 1774–October 11, 1809) was an American explorer, soldier, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark, whose mission was to explore the territory of the Louisiana... Lewis and Clark redirects here. ... David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and explorer in central Africa. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Southern Africa ...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  Geographic East Africa, including the UN subregion and East African Community East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Alexander Mackenzie British 18th/19th Canada
Ferdinand Magellan Portuguese 15th/16th circumnavigation
Alessandro Malaspina Italian-Spanish 18th Pacific Ocean
Teoberto Maler German-Italian 19th Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)
George Mallory British early 20th Mount Everest
Lancelotto Malocello Italian 13th/14th Lanzarote (Canary Islands)
Albert Hastings Markham British 19th Arctic
Lourenço Marques Portuguese 16th Mozambique
Álvaro Martins Portuguese 15th Newfoundland, Cape of Good Hope
Pedro Mascarenhas Portuguese 16th Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia
Nicholai Miklukho-Maklai Russian 19th New Guinea
John Minor Maury American 19th Darién Gap
Douglas Mawson Australian 20th Antarctica
Álvaro de Mendaña Spanish 16th Pacific Ocean
Archibald Menzies British 18th/19th Pacific Ocean, circumnavigation
Thomas Mitchell British 19th Australian interior
John Moresby British 19th New Guinea coast
Francisco Antonio Mourelle Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest and Pacific Ocean

Alexander MacKenzie painted by Thomas Lawrence (c. ... For the Presidential railcar named Ferdinand Magellan, see Ferdinand Magellan Railcar. ... “Round the world” redirects here. ... Alessandro Malaspina (also found as Alexandro and Alejandro) (1754 - 1810) was a Spanish naval officer and explorer. ... Teoberto Maler or Teobert Maler (12 January 1842 – 22 November 1917) was an explorer who devoted his energies to documenting the ruins of the Maya civilization. ... This article is about the culture area. ... This article is about the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. ... George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 June/9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s. ... Everest redirects here. ... Lancelotto Malocello (in Latin, Lanzarotus Marocelus; in French Lancelot Maloisel) (fl. ... Lanzarote is also the title of a novella by Michel Houellebecq, translated into English by Frank Wynne. ... This article is about the islands in the Atlantic Ocean. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... Lourenço Marques was a 16th century Portuguese trader. ... Álvaro Martins, also known as Álvaro Martins Homem, was a 15th century Portuguese explorer of the western Atlantic and later the African coast. ... Newfoundland —   IPA: [nuw fÉ™n lænd] (French: , Irish: ) is a large island off the east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... For other uses, see Cape of Good Hope (disambiguation). ... Pedro Mascarenhas (1470- June 23, 1555) was a Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator. ... For other uses, see Diego Garcia (disambiguation). ... Nicholai Nicholaevich Miklukho-Maklai (Николай Николаевич Миклухо-Маклай in Russian) (1846 – 1888) was a Russian ethnologist, anthropologist and biologist. ... John Minor Maury (1795 – 23 June 1828) was an officer in the United States Navy. ... The Darién Gap is a large swath of undeveloped swampland and forest separating Panama and Colombia. ... “Mawson” redirects here. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira. ... Archibald Menzies (March 15, 1754 - February 15, 1852) was a Scottish physician and naturalist. ... “Round the world” redirects here. ... 1838 map of Victoria and New South Wales showing towns, major rivers and the limits of the Colony at the time. ... Son of Fairfax Moresby who named Papua New Guineas capital Port Moresby after him. ... The Territory of Papua was an Australian possession comprising the southeastern quarter of the island of New Guinea, existing from roughly 1902 to 1949. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Gustav Nachtigal German 19th Africa
Fridtjof Nansen Norwegian 19th/20th Arctic
José María Narváez Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Nehsi ancient Egyptian 15th BCE Land of Punt
Jean Nicolet French 17th Northwest Territory (United States)
Joseph Nicollet French/American 19th Mississippi and Missouri Rivers
Afanasiy Nikitin Russian 15th India
António Noli Portuguese 15th Cape Verde islands
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld Finnish/Swedish 19th Arctic
Tenzing Norgay Nepalese 20th Mount Everest
Fernão de Noronha Portuguese 15th/16th Atlantic Ocean
João da Nova Portuguese 16th Atlantic and Indian Oceans
Paulo Dias de Novais Portuguese 16th Angola

Gustav Nachtigal. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Fridtjof Nansen Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (born October 10, 1861 in Store Frøen, near Christiania - died May 13, 1930 in Lysaker, outside Oslo) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist and diplomat. ... The term Norwegians may refer to: People with a Norwegian ancestral or ethnic identity, whether living in Norway, emigrants, or the descendents of emigrants. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... José María Narváez was a Spanish explorer and navigator whose main field of action was the Pacific Northwest. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Nehsi, ancient Egyptian explorer. ... The pyramids are the most recognizable symbols of the civilization of ancient Egypt. ... (Redirected from 15th century BCE) (16th century BC - 15th century BC - 14th century BC - other centuries) (1500s BC - 1490s BC - 1480s BC - 1470s BC - 1460s BC - 1450s BC - 1440s BC - 1430s BC - 1420s BC - 1410s BC - 1400s BC - other decades) (3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC) Events... The Land of Punt, also called Pwenet[1] by the ancient Egyptians, at times synonymous with Ta netjer, the land of the god [2], was a fabled site in the Horn of Africa and was the source of many exotic products, such as gold, aromatic resins, African blackwood, ebony, ivory... Jean Nicolet (born 1598 - died November 1, 1642) was a French voyageur noted for exploring the Northwest Territory. ... The Northwest Territory, also known as the Old Northwest and the Territory North West of the Ohio, was a governmental region within the early United States. ... Joseph Nicolas Nicollet (July 24, 1786–September 11, 1843), also known as Jean-Nicolas Nicollet, was a French geographer and mathematician known for mapping the Upper Mississippi River basin during the 1830s. ... For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). ... The Missouri River is a tributary of the Mississippi River in the United States. ... Afanasiy Nikitin (Никитин, Афанасий in Russian) (? _ 1472) was a Russian traveller, writer and the first European to visit India. ... António Noli (1415-1497 or possibly 1419-1491[1]) was a 15th century explorer. ... Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld by Axel Jungstedt 1902 Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld with the Vega by Georg von Rosen Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld Baron (Nils) Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld [IPA: [nuːrdenʃɶld]], also known as A. E. Nordenskioeld (November 18, 1832, Helsinki... Language(s) Finnish, Swedish Languages related to Finnish include Estonian, Karelian, Vepsian, Võro and to a lesser extent, all Finno-Ugric Languages. ... Tenzing Norgay (May 1914 – 9 May 1986), often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer. ... Everest redirects here. ... Fernão de Noronha (15th century/16th century), Portuguese explorer, also know as Fernando de Noronha or even Fernão de Loronha. ... João da Nova (died 1509 in Cochin, India) (or Juan de Nova) was a Spanish navigator who explored the Atlantic in the name of Portugal - hence more often known as João rather than Juan. ... Paulo Dias de Novais was a Portuguese colonizer of Africa in the 16th century. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Sebastián de Ocampo Spanish early 16th Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico
Peter Skene Ogden Canadian early 19th Snake River country, western United States
Juan de Oñate Spanish 16th American Southwest
Francisco de Orellana Spanish 16th South America, Amazon River
John Oxley British early 19th Australia[7]

Sebastián de Ocampo was a Spanish navigator and explorer. ... West Indies redirects here. ... Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ... Peter Skene Ogden, alternately Skeene, Skein or Skeen (baptised 12 February 1790 – September 27, 1854) was a Canadian explorer of the American West. ... Main articles: History of Canada, Timeline of Canadian history Parts of Canada have been inhabited by aboriginal peoples (known as First Nations) for at least 40,000 years. ... For other uses, see Snake River (disambiguation). ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... Don Juan de Oñate Salazar (1552 – 1626) was a Spanish explorer, colonial governor of the New Spain (present-day Mexico) province of New Mexico, and founder of various settlements in the present day Southwest of the United States. ... The Southwest could be defined as the states west, or for the most part west, of the mississippi river, with the qualification of a certain northern limit, such as the 37, or 38, or 39, or 40 degree north line. ... A Spanish postal stamp featuring Orellana Francisco de Orellana (c1500-c1549) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... This article is about the river. ... This article is about the person. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Mungo Park British 18th/19th west Africa (Niger River)
William Parry British 19th Arctic
Robert Peary American 19th/20th Arctic
Paul Pelliot French 19th/20th central Asia
Duarte Pacheco Pereira Portuguese 15th Atlantic Ocean, Brazil
Bartolomeu Perestrelo Portuguese 15th Madeira Islands
Juan Pérez Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Auguste Piccard Swiss 20th Earth's atmosphere, the deep sea
Jacques Piccard Swiss 20th the deep sea
Zebulon Pike American early 19th southern Louisiana Purchase (United States)
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda Spanish early 16th Gulf Coast
Serpa Pinto Portuguese 19th southern Africa
Fernão Mendes Pinto Portuguese 16th India, Far East, Japan
Martin Alonzo Pinzón Spanish 15th Caribbean
Vicente Yáñez Pinzón Spanish 15th/16th Caribbean, Brazil
Luís Pires Portuguese 15th abortive voyage to Brazil
Francisco Pizarro Spanish 16th Hispaniola, Panama, Peru
Fernão do Pó Portuguese 15th west African coast
Marco Polo Venetian 13th/14th China, Mongol Empire
Peter Pond American 18th/19th Canadian interior
Gaspar de Portolà Spanish 18th Alta and Baja California
John Wesley Powell American 19th western United States
Nathaniel Hale Pryor American 19th western United States
Nikolai Przhevalsky Russian 19th central Asia
Pytheas ancient Greek 4th BCE northern Europe

Mungo Park Title illustration of (1859) Mungo Park (September 10, 1771 – 1806) was a Scottish explorer of the African continent. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... Map of Niger River with Niger River basin in green The Niger River is the principal river of western Africa, extending over 2500 miles (about 4180 km). ... William Edward Parry Sir William Edward Parry (December 19, 1790 – 8 or 9 July 1855) was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... Robert Peary in naval uniform Robert Edwin Peary (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer who claimed to have been the first person, on April 6, 1909, to reach the geographic North Pole -- a claim that has subsequently attracted much criticism. ... Pelliot examines manuscripts in the Mogao Caves Paul Pelliot (May 28, 1878–October 26, 1945) was a French sinologist and explorer of Central Asia. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... Duarte Pacheco Pereira, (15th century) mysterious Portuguese captain and explorer of the Atlantic, his travels in the central Atlantic west of Cape Verde probably are more important than traditional history states. ... Bartolomeu Perestrelo (c. ... Location Motto of the autonomous region: Das ilhas, as mais belas e livres (Portuguese: Of the islands, the most beautiful and free) Official language Portuguese Capital Funchal Other towns Porto Santo, Machico, Santa Cruz, Câmara de Lobos, Santana, Ribeira Brava, Caniço Area 797 km² Population  - Total (1991)  - Density... Juan José Pérez Hernández (ca. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Auguste Piccard (1927) Auguste Antoine Piccard (January 28, 1884 – March 24, 1962) was a Swiss physicist, inventor and explorer. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Air redirects here. ... For the IMAX movie, see Deep Sea 3D. A hydrothermal vent in the deep sea The deep sea, or deep layer[1] is the lowest layer in the ocean, existing below the thermocline. ... Jacques Piccard (born July 28, 1922) is a Belgian explorer and engineer, known for having developed underwater vehicles for studying ocean currents. ... Zebulon Pike Jr. ... The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane) was the acquisition by the United States of America of 828,000 square miles (2,140,000 km²) of French territory (Louisiana) in 1803. ... Alonso Alvarez de Pineda (1494 - 1519) was a Spanish explorer and cartographer. ... States that border the Gulf of Mexico are shown in red The Gulf Coast region of the United States comprises the coasts of states which border the Gulf of Mexico. ... Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto (April 10, 1846 - December 28, 1900), Portuguese explorer in Africa, was born at the castle of Polchras, on the Douro. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Southern Africa ... Fernão Mendes Pinto Fernão Mendes Pinto (pron. ... This article is about the Asian regions. ... Martin Alonzo Pinzón, Palos de la Frontera (Huelva) c. ... West Indies redirects here. ... Vicente Yáñez Pinzón Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (Palos de la Frontera (Spain) c. ... Luís Pires (15th century/16th century), Portuguese explorer that accompanied Pedro Álvares Cabral in the discovery of Brazil, being one of the captains of the fleet. ... Francisco Pizarro Francisco Pizarro González should not be confused with another Francisco Pizarro who joined Hernán Cortés to conquer the Aztecs. ... Early map of Hispaniola Hispaniola (from Spanish, La Española) is the second-largest and most populous island of the Antilles, lying between the islands of Cuba to the west, and Puerto Rico to the east. ... Fernão do Pó (pron. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... Marco Polo (September 15, 1254[1] – January 9, 1324 at earliest but no later than June 1325[2]) was a Venetian trader and explorer who gained fame for his worldwide travels, recorded in the book Il Milione (The Million or The Travels of Marco Polo). ... Borders of the Republic of Venice in 1796 Capital Venice Language(s) Venetian, Latin, Italian Religion Roman Catholic Government Republic Doge  - 1789–97 Ludovico Manin History  - Established 697  - Treaty of Zara June 27, 1358  - Treaty of Leoben April 17, 1797 * Traditionally, the establishment of the Republic is dated to 697. ... Expansion of the Mongol Empire Historical map of the Mongol Empire (1300~1405), the gray area is Timurid dynasty. ... Copy of a Map Presented to Congress of the United States and to the Lt. ... Gaspar de Portolà i Rovira (1716 – 1784), a soldier, governor of Baja and Alta California (1767–1770), explorer and founder of San Diego and Monterey. ... Alta California (Upper California) was formed in 1804 when the province of California, then a part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, was divided in two along the line separating the Franciscan missions in the north from the Dominican missions in the south. ... Location within Mexico Municipalities of Baja California Country Capital Municipalities 5 Largest City Tijuana Government  - Governor José Guadalupe Osuna Millán (PAN)  - Federal Deputies PAN: 8  - Federal Senators Alejandro González (PAN) Rafael Díaz (PAN) Fernando Castro (PRI) Area Ranked 12th  - Total 69,921 km² (26,996. ... John Wesley Powell, second Director of the USGS. Served from 1881-1894. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... Nathaniel Hale Pryor (1772–1831) served as Sergeant in the Lewis and Clark Expedition. ... Lewis and Clark redirects here. ... Nikolai Mikhaylovich Przhevalsky, also spelled Przewalski and Prjevalsky (Russian: ) (April 12, 1839—November 1, 1888 (Gregorian calendar)), was a Russian geographer and explorer in central and eastern Asia. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... Pytheas (Πυθέας), ca. ... The term ancient Greece refers to the periods of Greek history in Classical Antiquity, lasting ca. ... (5th century BC - 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - other centuries) (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD) Events Invasion of the Celts into Ireland Kingdom of Macedon conquers Persian empire Romans build first aqueduct Chinese use bellows The Scythians are beginning to be absorbed into the Sarmatian... Northern Europe Northern Europe is the northern part of the European continent. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Manuel Quimper Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
Pedro Fernández de Quirós Portuguese 16th/17th Oceania

Manuel Quimper del Pino was a Spanish explorer of French paternity who participated in exploration and settlement expeditions for Spain along the Pacific Coast of North America. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Pedro Fernández de Quirós (1565 - 1614) (in Portuguese Pedro Fernandes de Queirós), was a Portuguese seaman and explorer. ... For other uses, see Oceania (disambiguation). ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
John Rae British 19th Northwest Passage, Canadian Arctic
Sir Walter Raleigh English 16th/17th Virginia, the Orinoco river
Matteo Ricci Italian 16th China
Diogo Rodrigues Portuguese 16th Mascarene Islands
Cândido Rondon Brazilian 19th/20th Brazilian interior (Amazon Basin)
James Clark Ross British 19th Arctic, Antarctic
William of Rubruck Flemish 13th century Central Asia
Henry Russell Irish 19th Pyrenees

John Rae John Rae (September 30, 1813 – July 22, 1893) was a Scottish explorer of the Arctic . ... For other uses, see Northwest Passage (disambiguation). ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... This article is about the sixteenth-century explorer. ... This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other uses, see Orinoco (disambiguation). ... Matteo Ricci. ... Diogo Rodrigues (16th century) Portuguese explorer of the Indian ocean, after whom the island of Rodrigues is named. ... Mauritius (right) and Réunion (left) The Mascarene Islands (or Mascarenhas Archipelago) is a group of islands in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar, which includes Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues, and Cargados Carajos shoals. ... Cândido Mariano de Silva Rondon (1865-1956) was a Brazilian explorer who is most famous for exploring with Teddy Roosevelt during Roosevelts exploration of the Rio Roosevelt in the Mato Grosso state in Brazil. ... The Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America, and fifth largest in the world. ... Amazon River basin The Amazon Basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries. ... Sir James Clark Ross (April 15, 1800 – April 3, 1862), was a British naval officer and explorer. ... For the ships, see USS Arctic, SS Arctic, MV Arctic The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, sometimes used to define the Arctic region border Artificially coloured topographical map of the Arctic region The Arctic is the region around the Earths North Pole, opposite the Antarctic... Greek ἀνταρκτικός, opposite the arctic) is a continent surrounding the Earths South Pole. ... William of Rubruck (also William of Rubruk, Willem van Ruysbroeck, Guillaume de Rubrouck, Willielmus de Rubruquis, born c. ... The term Flemings (Dutch: ) denotes the majority population in Flanders (the northern half of Belgium). ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... Henry Russell (Henry Patrick Marie, Count Russell-Killough; 1834 – 1909) was one of the pioneers of Pyrenean exploration, known for his obsession with the Vignemale. ... Pic de Bugatetin the Néouvielle Natural Reserve Central Pyrenees For the mountains in Victoria, Australia, see Pyrenees (Victoria). ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Francisco Serrão Portuguese 16th century Indonesia
Sándor Kőrösi Csoma Hungarian early 19th Tibet
João de Santarém Portuguese 15th São Tomé and Príncipe islands
Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa Spanish 16th Solomon Islands
Rabban Bar Sauma Turco-Mongol 13th Europe, Middle East
Johann Schiltberger German 15th Central Asia
Georg August Schweinfurth German/Russian 19th East and Central Africa
Robert Falcon Scott British 19th/20th Antarctica (South Pole)
Scylax of Caryanda ancient Greek 6th BCE Indus River, Indian Ocean, Red Sea
Tibor Sekelj Croat 20th Argentina
Mirko and Stjepan Seljan Croat early 20th Ethiopia, South America
Ernest Shackleton British early 20th Antarctica
Eric Shipton British 20th Mount Everest, southern Patagonia
Tanaka Shōsuke Japanese 17th Mexico
Diogo Silves Portuguese 15th Azores
Pêro de Sintra Portuguese 15th west African coast, Sierra Leone
William Smith British early 19th South Shetland Islands
J. Dewey Soper Canadian 20th Canadian Arctic
Hernando de Soto Spanish 16th Central America, southern United States
Martim Afonso de Sousa Portuguese 16th Brazilian interior
John Hanning Speke British 19th eastern Africa
Hans Staden German 16th Brazil
William Grant Stairs Canadian 19th central Africa
Henry Morton Stanley British 19th eastern Africa
Marc Aurel Stein Hungarian/British 19th/20th central Asia
John Lloyd Stephens American 19th Middle East, Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)
Paweł Strzelecki[8] Polish/British 19th the Americas, Australia (Gippsland)
John McDouall Stuart BritishAustralian 19th Australian interior
Charles Sturt British 19th Australian interior
Ignacije Szentmartony Croat 18th Amazon River

Francisco Serrão (Spanish: Francisco Serrano) (died 1521) was a Portuguese explorer, and a cousin or personal friend of Ferdinand Magellan. ... Sándor KÅ‘rösi Csoma, Alexander Csoma de KÅ‘rös, born Csoma Sándor (1784-1842) Hungarian philologist, born in KÅ‘rös, Transylvania, who attempted to trace the origin of the Magyar ethnic group. ... This article is about historical/cultural Tibet. ... João de Santarém (15th century) Portuguese explorer that discovered São Tomé and Príncipe together with Pedro Escobar. ... Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532 - 1592) was a Spanish explorer, author, historian, astronomer, scientist, and humanist. ... Rabban Bar Sauma (fl. ... The Turkic people are any of various peoples whose members speak languages in the Turkic family of languages. ... For other uses, see Mongols (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Johann (or Hans) Schiltberger (May 9?, 1381 - 1440?), German traveller and writer, was born of a noble family, probably at Hollern near Lohof, half way between Munich and Freising, on what was then a property of his family. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... Georg August Schweinfurth Georg August Schweinfurth (December 29, 1836 – September 19, 1925), German botanist, traveller in East Central Africa and ethnologist, was born at Riga, Latvia, Russian Empire. ... Scott of the Antarctic redirects here. ... For other uses, see South Pole (disambiguation). ... Scylax Of Caryanda, Carian explorer. ... The term ancient Greece refers to the periods of Greek history in Classical Antiquity, lasting ca. ... (7th century BC - 6th century BCE - 5th century BCE - other centuries) (600s BCE - 590s BCE - 580s BCE - 570s BCE - 560s BCE - 550s BCE - 540s BCE - 530s BCE - 520s BCE - 510s BCE - 500s BCE - other decades) (2nd millennium BCE - 1st millennium BCE - 1st millennium) The 5th and 6th centuries BCE were... ‹ The template below (Citations missing) is being considered for deletion. ... Location of the Red Sea The Red Sea is an inlet of the Indian Ocean between Africa and Asia. ... Tibor Sekelj (born 14 February 1912 in SpiÅ¡ská Sobota, Poprad, present-day Slovakia; died 23 September 1988 in Subotica, present day Serbia) was an explorer, Esperantist, writer and lawyer of Jewish descent. ... Languages Croatian Religions Predominantly Roman Catholic Related ethnic groups Slavs South Slavs Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a South Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Mirko Seljan (April 5, 1871 - 1912/13?) and Stjepan Seljan (August 19, 1875 - June 7, 1936) were important Croatian explorers. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton CVO, OBE (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was an Anglo-Irish explorer who was knighted for the success of the 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition under his command. ... Eric Shipton (1907 - 1977) was a Himalayan mountaineering legend. ... Everest redirects here. ... Patagonia, as most commonly defined (in orange). ... Tanaka Shosuke (田中勝助, also 田中勝介, Tanaka Shōsuke, also Tanaka Shousuke) was an important Japanese technician and trader in metals from Kyoto during the beginning of the 17th century. ... Diogo Silves, (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the Atlantic, possible discoverer of the Azores islands. ... Motto (Portuguese for Rather die free than in peace subjugated) Anthem  (national)  (local) Capital Ponta Delgada1 Angra do Heroísmo2 Horta3 Largest city Ponta Delgada Official languages Portuguese Government Autonomous region  -  President Carlos César Establishment  -  Settled 1439   -  Autonomy 1976  Area  -  Total 2,333 km² (n/a) 911 sq mi... Pêro de Sintra (15th century) Portuguese explorer of the African coast, he was the first to reach Sierra Leone in 1460. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... William Smith (born c. ... Location of the South Shetlands The South Shetland Islands are a group of Antarctic islands, lying about 120 kilometres north of the Antarctic Peninsula. ... The North, the Canadian Arctic defined politically. ... For the Peruvian economist, see Hernando de Soto (economist). ... For other uses, see Central America (disambiguation). ... Historic Southern United States. ... Martim Afonso de Sousa (1500-1571) was a Portuguese explorer. ... John Hanning Speke (May 4, 1827 – September 15, 1864) was an officer in the British Indian army, who made three voyages of exploration to Africa. ...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  Geographic East Africa, including the UN subregion and East African Community East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ... Hans Staden (with beard) watching an indigenous tribe in Brazil practicing cannibalism. ... William Stairs William Grant Stairs (July 1, 1863 – June 9, 1892) was a Canadian explorer, soldier, and adventurer. ... For other uses of Canada or Canadian, see Canada (disambiguation) and Canadian (disambiguation). ... Sir Henry Morton Stanley, also known in the Congo as Bula Matari (Breaker of Rocks or, alternatively, Sledge Hammer) , born John Rowlands (January 28, 1841 – May 10, 1904), was a journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone. ... Image:AurelStein. ... Hungarian may refer to: Hungary or the Kingdom of Hungary. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... John Lloyd Stephens in 1839 John Lloyd Stephens (November 28, 1805–October 13, 1852) was an American explorer, writer, and diplomat. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... This article is about the culture area. ... This article is about the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. ... PaweÅ‚ Edmund Strzelecki Count PaweÅ‚ Edmund Strzelecki also known as Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki KCB CMG FRGS MRS (June 20, 1797 - October 6, 1873), was a Polish nobleman, explorer and geologist. ... World map showing the Americas CIA political map of the Americas in an equal-area projection The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the continents of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John McDouall Stuart (7 September 1815 – 5 June 1866) was the most accomplished and most famous of all Australias inland explorers and led the first expedition to traverse the continent from south to north successfully. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... Captain Charles Napier Sturt (28 April 1795 – 16 June 1869) was an English explorer of Australia, part of the European Exploration of Australia. ... Ignacije Szentmartony (October 28, 1718 - April 15, 1793) was a Croatian Jesuit priest born in Kotoriba (Međimurje), into a family with a Croat mother and a Hungarian father. ... This article is about the river. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Abel Tasman Dutch 17th Australasia, including Tasmania
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier French 17th Persia, India
Pedro Teixeira Portuguese 17th Amazon River
Tristão Vaz Teixeira Portuguese 15th Madeira Islands
Guðríður Þorbjarnardóttir Icelandic c.11th North America
Harold William Tilman British 20th Himalayas, Patagonia
Yermak Timofeyevich Russian[9] 16th Siberia
Tenjiku Tokubei Japanese 17th South East Asia, India
Luis Váez de Torres Portuguese 17th Australasia
Nuno Tristão Portuguese 15th west African coast, Guinea-Bissau
Hasekura Tsunenaga Japanese 17th Mexico, Europe

Portrait of Tasman Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 - October 10, 1659), was a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and merchant. ... The Dutch (Ethnonym: Nederlanders meaning Lowlanders) are the dominant ethnic group[1] of the Netherlands[2]. They are usually seen as a Germanic people. ... Australasia Australasia is a term variably used to describe a region of Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. ... Slogan or Nickname: Island of Inspiration; The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle Motto(s): Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Constitutional monarchy Governor William Cox Premier Paul Lennon (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 5  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product... Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. ... Safavid Empire at its Greatest Extent After Islamic Conquest  Modern SSR = Soviet Socialist Republic Afghanistan  Azerbaijan  Bahrain  Iran  Iraq  Tajikistan  Pakistan  This box:      The Safavids (Persian: ; Azerbaijani: ) were an Iranian[1] Shia dynasty of mixed Azeri[2] and Kurdish[3] origins, which ruled Persia from 1501/1502 to 1722. ... Capitan Pedro Teixeira. ... This article is about the river. ... Tristão Vaz Teixeiras Coat of Arms Tristão Vaz Teixeira (c. ... Location Motto of the autonomous region: Das ilhas, as mais belas e livres (Portuguese: Of the islands, the most beautiful and free) Official language Portuguese Capital Funchal Other towns Porto Santo, Machico, Santa Cruz, Câmara de Lobos, Santana, Ribeira Brava, Caniço Area 797 km² Population  - Total (1991)  - Density... Guðríður Þorbjarnardóttir was an Icelandic explorer who lived in Iceland around the year 1000. ... North American redirects here. ... Major Harold William Bill Tilman, CBE, DSO, MC and Bar (14 February 1898–1977) was a mountaineer and explorer, famous for his Himalayan climbs and sailing voyages. ... For the movie Himalaya, see Himalaya (film). ... Patagonia, as most commonly defined (in orange). ... Yermak Yermak Timofeyevich (Russian: Ерма́к Тимофе́евич, also Ermak) (born between 1532 and 1542 – August 5 or 6, 1585), Cossack leader and explorer of Siberia. ... This article is about Siberia as a whole. ... Tenjiku Tokubei, 17th century painting. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Luiz Váez de Torres, Portuguese seaman, remembered chiefly because the Torres Strait separating Australia from Papua New Guinea is named for him. ... Nuno Tristão was a 15th century Portuguese explorer and slave trader who was the first European to land in what is today Guinea-Bissau. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb[1] West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... This is a Japanese name; the family name is Hasekura Itinerary and dates of the travels of Hasekura Tsunenaga Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga (1571 – 1622) (Japanese: , also spelled Faxecura Rocuyemon in period European sources, reflecting the contemporary pronunciation of Japanese[1]) was a Japanese samurai and retainer of Date Masamune, the... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Andrés de Urdaneta Spanish 16th Manila Galleon route

Andrés de Urdaneta (b. ... A painting of a Spanish galleon. ...

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Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Cayetano Valdés Spanish 18th Pacific Northwest
George Vancouver British 18th Pacific coast of North America[10]
Pierre Gaultier de Varennes French Canadian 18th western Canada
Gonçalo Velho Portuguese 15th Azores
Giovanni da Verrazzano Italian early 16th East Coast of the United States
Amerigo Vespucci Italian 15th/16th eastern South American coast, Caribbean
Ruy López de Villalobos Spanish 16th Pacific Ocean, Philippines
Willem de Vlamingh Flemish/Dutch 17th southwest Australian coast

Cayetano Valdés y Flores (1767-1834) was a Spanish naval officer who served in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, fighting for both sides at different times due to the changing fortunes of Spain in the conflict. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... Captain George Vancouver RN (June 22, 1757 – May 12, 1798) was an officer of the British Royal Navy, best known for his exploration of North America, including the Pacific coast along the modern day Canadian province of British Columbia and the American states of Alaska, Washington and Oregon. ... Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye (November 17, 1685 – December 5, 1749) was a French Canadian military officer, fur trader and explorer. ... French Canadian is a term that has several different connotations. ... This article is about the region in Canada. ... Gonçalo Velho Cabral, was a 15th century Portuguese explorer and settler of the Atlantic, discoverer of the Azores islands. ... Motto (Portuguese for Rather die free than in peace subjugated) Anthem  (national)  (local) Capital Ponta Delgada1 Angra do Heroísmo2 Horta3 Largest city Ponta Delgada Official languages Portuguese Government Autonomous region  -  President Carlos César Establishment  -  Settled 1439   -  Autonomy 1976  Area  -  Total 2,333 km² (n/a) 911 sq mi... Giovanni da Verrazzano (c. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... Amerigo Vespucci (Américo Vespucio in Spanish) (March 8, 1454 - February 22, 1512) was an Italian merchant, explorer and cartographer. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... West Indies redirects here. ... Ruy López de Villalobos (b. ... Willem de Vlamingh (born 28 November 1640, died ?) was a Dutch sailor who explored the southwest coast of Australia (then New Holland) in the late 17th Century. ... The term Flemings (Dutch: ) denotes the majority population in Flanders (the northern half of Belgium). ... The Dutch (Ethnonym: Nederlanders meaning Lowlanders) are the dominant ethnic group[1] of the Netherlands[2]. They are usually seen as a Germanic people. ... Southwest Australia is a biodiversity hotspot that includes the Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and shrub ecoregions of Western Australia. ...

W

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
Jean-Frédéric Waldeck French 19th Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)
Thomas Walker British 18th eastern United States[11]
Langdon Warner American early 20th the Silk Road
Harry de Windt French 19th/20th Eurasia

Jean Frederic Maximilien de Waldeck (March 16, 1766 (?) - April 30, 1875) was a French antiquarian, cartographer, artist and explorer. ... This article is about the culture area. ... This article is about the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. ... Dr. Thomas Walker (January 15, 1715 – November 9, 1794) was an physician and explorer from Virginia who led an expedition to what is now the region beyond the Alleghany Mountains area of British North America in the mid-18th century. ... Red shows states east of the Mississippi River, pink shows states not fully eastern or western The U.S. Eastern states are the states east of the Mississippi River. ... Harvard Professor who was the model for Steven Speilbergs Indiana Jones. ... For other uses, see Silk Road (disambiguation). ... Captain Harry Willes Darell de Windt (Paris, 1856 - 1933) was the ADC to the Rajah of Sarawak, an explorer and author of many books about his travels (Overland from Paris to New York via Siberia, Peking to Paris, Russia to India via Persia, Through Savage [[Europe]]), to name a few. ... For other uses, see Eurasia (disambiguation). ...

Y

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
John Young British 18th Hawaii
Sir Francis Younghusband British 19th/20th central Asia
Yermak Timofeyevich Russian 16th Siberia

John Young (c. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband (31 May 1863 - 31 July 1942) was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritualist. ... The term Briton may have the following meanings: in a historical context: an inhabitant of Great Britain in pre-Roman times a descendant of Britons during a later period (e. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... Yermak Yermak Timofeyevich (Russian: Ерма́к Тимофе́евич, also Ermak) (born between 1532 and 1542 – August 5 or 6, 1585), Cossack leader and explorer of Siberia. ... This article is about Siberia as a whole. ...

Z

Name Nationality Century Main area/s explored
João Gonçalves Zarco Portuguese 15th Madeira Islands
Zhang Qian Chinese 2nd BCE central Asia
Xuanzang Chinese 7th Indian subcontinent, Central Asia
Zheng He Chinese Muslim 15th South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, East African coast, possibly Americas

João Gonçalves Zarco João Gonçalves Zarco (c. ... Location Motto of the autonomous region: Das ilhas, as mais belas e livres (Portuguese: Of the islands, the most beautiful and free) Official language Portuguese Capital Funchal Other towns Porto Santo, Machico, Santa Cruz, Câmara de Lobos, Santana, Ribeira Brava, Caniço Area 797 km² Population  - Total (1991)  - Density... Zhang Qian (張騫) was an imperial envoy in the 2nd century BCE, during the time of the Han Dynasty. ... (3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - other centuries) (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD) Events BC 168 Battle of Pydna -- Macedonian phalanx defeated by Romans BC 148 Rome conquers Macedonia BC 146 Rome destroys Carthage in the Third Punic War BC 146 Rome conquers... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... A portrait of Xuanzang Xuanzang (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hsüan-tsang; CantoneseIPA: jyn4tsɔŋ1; CantoneseJyutping: jyun4zong1) was a famous Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler and translator that brought up the interaction between China and India in the early Tang period. ... 7 (seven) is the natural number following 6 and preceding 8. ... Map of South Asia (see note) This article deals with the geophysical region in Asia. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... A modern illustration of Zheng He, by an unidentified artist. ... For people named Islam, see Islam (name). ... Map of South Asia (see note on Kashmir). ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  Geographic East Africa, including the UN subregion and East African Community East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ... World map showing the Americas CIA political map of the Americas in an equal-area projection The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the continents of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ Ancient Silk Road Travellers
  2. ^ Battuta's Travels: Part Three - Persia and Iraq
  3. ^ Giovanni Caboto.
  4. ^ Cristoforo Colombo.
  5. ^ Hassanein Bey
  6. ^ Kamchatka, Caucasus, Siberia.
  7. ^ New South Wales, southeastern Queensland.
  8. ^ Sir Paul de Strzelecki.
  9. ^ Cossack.
  10. ^ U.S. Pacific Coast, Pacific Northwest.
  11. ^ Allegheny Mountains, Cumberland Plateau.

“Kamchatka” redirects here. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Caucasus Mountains. ... This article is about Siberia as a whole. ... NSW redirects here. ... Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... For other uses, see Cossack (disambiguation). ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ... The Allegheny Mountain Range (also spelled Alleghany and Allegany) -- informally, the Alleghenies -- is part of the Appalachian Mountain Range of the eastern United States. ... The Cumberland Plateau includes much of eastern Kentucky and western West Virginia in the United States. ...

See also

See also: Age of Sail and Afro-Asiatic age of discovery For the computer wargame, Age of Discovery, see Global Diplomacy. ... For other uses, see Astronaut (disambiguation). ... ISS redirects here. ... The Monument to the Bandeiras, a stone sculpture group by Victor Brecheret, located in São Paulo, Brazil Bandeirantes were participants in the Bandeiras, expeditions organised by the inhabitants of the then poor village of São Paulo dos Campos de Piratininga together with allied Indians to enslave other Indians... A Conquistador (Spanish: []) (English: Conqueror) was a Spanish soldier, explorer and adventurer who took part in the gradual invasion and conquering of much of the Americas and Asia Pacific, bringing them under Spanish colonial rule between the 15th and 19th centuries. ... Explorer redirects here. ... This article attempts to list every significant event in the history of the European exploration of Asia. ... The era of European sea explorations began in the late 15th century and lasted for a little more than three full centuries. ... The Radhanites (also Radanites, Hebrew sing. ... For other uses, see Silk Road (disambiguation). ... Spices at the central market of Agadir, Morocco in May 2005 The spice trade has been of major economic importance throughout human history and it particularly helped spur the Age of Exploration. ... The Great Mosque of Djenné, founded in 800, an important trading base, now a World Heritage Site Trans-Saharan trade, refers to trade across the Sahara between Mediterranean countries and West Africa. ... Travel literature is literature which records the people, events, sights and feelings of an author who is touring a foreign place for the pleasure of travel. ...

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