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Geographical Heroes: Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley was often written about for his mission to find David Livingstone in Africa, however, Stanley himself led several subsequent expeditions which earned him a knighthood and made substantial contributions to the charting and subsequent colonization of the … Continue reading

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Geographical Heroes: Ernest Shackleton

The Merseyside Maritime museum held an exhibition entitled: Endurance: Shackleton’s Antarctic adventure.  A fascinating exhibition which prompted me to included Shackleton in this documentation of geographical heroes. ”The epic story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Endurance expedition is an incredible … Continue reading

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