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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: 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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