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Geographical Heroes: John Hanning Speke

John Hanning Speke, a British explorer, and the first European to reach Lake Victoria in East Africa, and which he also correctly identified as the source of the Nile. John served as an army officer in India, where he developed … Continue reading

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County by County: A Journey through the United Kingdom

Having recently read the book ‘State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America‘ I was exposed to a series of vignettes written by multiple authors who have written about each state in the US. It’s a great insight into the … Continue reading

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