List of Explorer In The World



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Name,Culture,Century,Main area/s exploredAntonio de Abreu,Portuguese,16th,IndonesiaWilliam Adams,English,17th,JapanCharles Albanel,French,17th,CanadaAfonso de Albuquerque,Portuguese,16th,AsiaBuzz Aldrin,American,20th,The MoonPro de Alenquer,Portuguese,15th/16th,Indian OceanAlexander the Great,Greek (Macedonian),4th BC,"Indus River, Hindu Kush"Jean Alfonse (Joo Afonso),Portuguese-French,15th/16th,"Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, possibly Australia; Brazil, North America"Benedict Allen,English,20th/21st,variousDiego de Almagro,Spanish,16th,"Peru, Chile"Lszl Almsy,Hungarian,19th/20th,AfricaFrancisco de Almeida,Portuguese,16th,IndiaLoureno de Almeida,Portuguese,16th,"Sri Lanka, India"Pedro de Alvarado,Spanish,16th,"Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras"Francisco lvares,Portuguese,16th,EthiopiaGonalo lvares,Portuguese,15th,"Gough Island, Namibia"Jorge lvares,Portuguese,16th,ChinaRoald Amundsen,Norwegian,20th,"South Pole, Antarctica, Northwest Passage"Jos Alberto de Oliveira Anchieta,Portuguese,19th,Gough IslandCharles John Andersson,Swedish,19th,Southern AfricaAntnio de Andrade,Portuguese,16th/17th,"India, Tibet"Ferno Pires de Andrade,Portuguese,15th,Ming ChinaSalomon August Andre,Swedish,19th,ArcticRoy Chapman Andrews,American,20th,"China, Mongolia"Juan Bautista de Anza,Spanish,18th,CaliforniaDominick Arduin,French,20th/21st,North PoleHenryk Arctowski,Polish,20th,"Antarctic, South America"Neil Armstrong,American,20th,The MoonInglfur Arnarson,Norse,9th,IcelandVladimir Arsenyev,Russian,20th,Far EastPro de Atade,Portuguese,16th/17th,Indian OceanVasco de Atade,Portuguese,16th/17th,"India, Tibet"Vladimir Atlasov,Siberian Cossack,17th,Kamchatka PeninsulaFranois Xavier Aubry,French Canadian,19th,American SouthwestVin Auer,Finnish,20th,Tierra del Fuego and PatagoniaPedro Menndez de Avils,Spanish,16th,FloridaJuan de Ayala,Spanish,18th,CaliforniaLucas Vzquez de Aylln,Spanish,16th,South CarolinaDiogo de Azambuja,Portuguese,15th,West African coastGeorge Back,English,19th,Canadian Arctic khoaWilliam Baffin,English,17th,Northwest PassageSamuel Baker,English,19th,AfricaVasco Nez de Balboa,Spanish,16th,"Panama, 'discovered' the Pacific Ocean"Robert Ballard,American,20th,"deep sea wrecks, Titanic"Ann Bancroft,American,20th/21st,"Arctic, Antarctic"Joseph Banks,English,18th,"Newfoundland and Labrador, South Pacific"Hong Bao,Chinese,15th,"South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, East African coast"Giosafat Barbaro,Italian,15th,"Black Sea, Near East"Duarte Barbosa,Portuguese,15th/16th,"Indian Ocean, 1st circumnavigation"Pro de Barcelos,Portuguese,15th/16th,North AmericaAfonso Gonalves Baldaia,Portuguese,15th,Western SaharaJeanne Bar,French,18th/19th,Pacific OceanWillem Barentsz,Dutch,16th,"Northeast Passage, Novaya Zemlya, Svalbard"Heinrich Barth,German,19th,Central and northern AfricaRobert Bartlett,Newfoundlander,20th,ArcticGeorge Bass,English,18th,"Australia, Tasmania"Henry Walter Bates,English,19th,Amazon basinAbu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta,Marinid,14th,"Africa, Central Asia, China, Europe, Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Russia, Southeast Asia"Nicolas Baudin,French,18th,AustraliaJames Beckwourth,American,19th,Sierra Nevada (U.S.)William Beebe,American,20th,deep seaPyotr Beketov,Russian,17th,SiberiaGertrude Bell,English,19th/20th,Greater Syria Mesopotamia Asia Minor ArabiaFabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen,Baltic German,19th,AntarcticaJoseph Ren Bellot,French,19th,ArcticMric Benyovszky,Hungarian,18th,northern Pacific OceanVitus Bering,Danish,18th,"Northern Pacific Ocean, Bering Strait, Alaska (North America)"Hiram Bingham III,American,20th,"Machu Picchu, Peru"Laura Bingham,English,20th/21st,South AmericaIsabella Bird,English,19th/20th,North America Hawaii Japan Korea China Vietnam Singapore Malaysia India Persia Kurdistan Turkey MoroccoJohn Blashford-Snell,English,20th/21st,variousAdriaen Block,Dutch,17th,East Coast of the United StatesNellie Bly,American,19th/20th,trip around the world in 72 daysJuan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestBenjamin Bonneville,American,19th,"Oregon Country, Great Basin"Daniel Boone,American,18th,"Kentucky, Appalachian Mountains"Vittorio Bottego,Italian,19th,SomaliaAdam Brand,German,17th,"Russia, China"Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza,Italian-French,19th,CongoSaint Brendan,Irish,6th,"Atlantic Ocean, Iceland"Jim Bridger,American,19th,Western United StatesWilliam A. Brown,American,20th,Pacific OceanJames Bruce,Scottish,18th,"Algeria, the Middle East, Egypt"William S. Bruce,Scottish,20th,Antarcticatienne Brl,French,17th,CanadaBungaree,Aboriginal Australian,18th/19th,Australian coastsLafayette Bunnell,American,19th,Yosemite ValleyJohann Ludwig Burckhardt,Swiss,19th,"Middle East, Sudan"Robert O'Hara Burke,Irish,19th,AustraliaFrederick Russell Burnham,American,19th/20th,"Africa, Mexico"Richard Francis Burton,English,19th,East AfricaThomas Button,Welsh,17th,Northwest PassageJos de Bustamante y Guerra,Spanish,18th,Pacific OceanRichard E. Byrd,American,20th,"North Pole, Antarctica"lvar Nez Cabeza de Vaca,Spanish,16th,"Southwestern United States, Mexico, Argentina"John Cabot,Italian,15th,North American mainland (Canada)Sebastian Cabot,Italian,15th,"Northwest Passage (Canada), Ro de la Plata, Paran River (South America)"Joo Cabral,Portuguese,16th,Bhutan & NepalPedro lvares Cabral,Portuguese,15th/16th,"Brazil, Madagascar"Juan Rodrguez Cabrillo,Portuguese,16th,CaliforniaEstvo Cacella,Portuguese,16th,HimalayasAlvise Cadamosto,Italian,15th,Cape Verde islandsAntoine de la Mothe Cadillac,French,18th,North AmericaRen Cailli,French,19th,North Africalvaro Caminha,Portuguese,15th,So Tom and Prncipe islandsPro Vaz de Caminha,Portuguese,15th,BrazilAlberto del Canto,Portuguese,15th/16th,Northwestern MexicoDiogo Co,Portuguese,15th,west coast of Africa (including the Congo River)Hermenegildo de Brito Capelo,Portuguese,19th,African continentJohn Carpini,Italian,13th,"Central Asia, Mongolia"Juan Carrasco,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestKit Carson,American,19th,"Rocky Mountains, California, Oregon, Great Basin"Jan Carstensz,Dutch,17th,"New Guinea coast, Gulf of Carpentaria"Jacques Cartier,French,16th,St. Lawrence RiverJoo de Castro,Portuguese,15th,"India, Arabian Peninsula & Red Sea"Ren-Robert Cavelier de La Salle,French,17th,Mississippi embaymentThomas Cavendish,English,16th,"Virginia, Pacific coast of Central and South America"Paul Du Chaillu,French,19th,AfricaHarriet Chalmers Adams,American,19th/20th,"South America, Asia, South Pacific"Samuel de Champlain,French,16th/17th,"Quebec, Great Lakes"Chang Chun,Chinese,13th,"Central Asia, Mongolia"Jean Chardin,French,17th,"Persia, India"Semion Chelyuskin,Russian,18th,Great Northern ExpeditionVasily Chichagov,Russian,18th,Northern Sea RouteAleksei Chirikov,Russian,18th,Great Northern ExpeditionFletcher Christian,English,18th,PolynesiaBoris Chukhnovsky,Russian,20th,ArcticHugh Clapperton,Scottish,19th,west and Central AfricaWilliam Clark,American,19th,Western United StatesGonalo Coelho,Portuguese,15th/16th,South American coastNicolau Coelho,Portuguese,15th,BrazilFrank Cole,Canadian,20th,SaharaBartholomew Columbus,Italian (Genoese),15th/16th,"Hispaniola, The Antilles"Christopher Columbus,Italian (Genoese),15th/16th,"Bahamas, Caribbean, Central America, South America (Colombia and Venezuela)"Diego Columbus,Portuguese,16th,Hispaniola (Mainly Dominican Republic)George Comer,American,19th/20th,ArcticNiccol Da Conti,Italian (Venetian),15th,"India, Southeast Asia"Frederick Cook,American,19th/20th,ArcticJames Cook,English,18th,"Australasia, Oceania"Francisco Vsquez de Coronado,Spanish,16th,New MexicoDiogo lvares Correia,Portuguese,16th,BrazilGaspar Crte-Real,Portuguese,16th,"Newfoundland, Greenland"Joo Crte-Real,Portuguese,15th,"Azores, Newfoundland (Possible exploration of North America in 1473)"Miguel Crte-Real,Portuguese,16th,"Greenland, Newfoundland, Massachusetts"Hernn Corts,Spanish,16th,MexicoJuan de la Cosa,Spanish,15th/16th,"Caribbean, South America"Thomas Coulter,Irish,19th,"Mexico, Alta California"Jean Cousin,French,15th,Possibly the Americas around 1488. Possibly mouth of the Amazon RiverJacques-Yves Cousteau,French,20th,the deep seaPro da Covilh,Portuguese,15th/16th,"India, Ethiopia"Tom Crean,Irish,20th,AntarcticaAndrew Croft,English,20th,ArcticTristo da Cunha,Portuguese,16th,Tristan da Cunha islandsJeremy Curl,English/Irish,20th,African continentWilliam Healey Dall,American,19th,"Alaska, Yukon"William Dampier,English,17th/18th,"Australia, Panama, many other locations"Alexandra David-Nel,French-Belgian,20th,Tibet (Traveled to Lhasa)Isaac Davis,Welsh,18th,HawaiiJohn Davis,English,16th,"East Indies, Falkland Islands"Wang Dayuan,Chinese,14th,"Southeast Asia, Singapore"Semyon Dezhnev,Russian,17th,"Siberia, Bering Strait (80 years before Vitus Bering)"Bartolomeu Dias,Portuguese,15th,AfricaDinis Dias,Portuguese,15th,Northwest African coastDiogo Dias,Portuguese,16th,"Madagascar, Somalia"Pro Dias,Portuguese,15th,African coastDicuil,Irish,8th,"England, Scotland"Karl von Ditmar,Baltic German,19th,KamchatkaFrancis Drake,English,16th,"Caribbean, Pacific Coast of North America"Gil Eanes,Portuguese,15th,Northwest African coastJuan Sebastin Elcano,Spanish,16th,completed Ferdinand Magellan's circumnavigationFrancisco de Eliza,Spanish,18th,Strait of Juan de Fuca and Strait of GeorgiaLincoln Ellsworth,American,20th,Arctic and AntarcticaFranz Engel,German,19th,South AmericaLeif Eriksson,Norse Viking,11th,Vinland (Newfoundland) and North American mainland (Canada)Erik the Red,Norse Viking,10th,GreenlandPedro Escobar,Portuguese,15th,So Tom and Prncipe islandsSt Vincent Whitshed Erskine,British-South African,19th,Gazaland & Limpopo RiverEudoxus of Cyzicus,Greek,2nd BC,"Indian Ocean, attempted circumnavigation of Africa"Euthymenes,Greek,6th BC,Northwest African coastGeorge Everest,Welsh,19th,IndiaEvliya elebi,Turkish,17th,"Turkey, Egypt, Africa, Europe"Ahmad ibn Fadlan,Abbasid Caliphate,10th,"Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, Scandinavia"Joo lvares Fagundes,Portuguese,16th,Newfoundland and Nova ScotiaEdmund Fanning,American,18th/19th,OceaniaPercy Harrison Fawcett,English,20th,Amazon Rainforestlvaro Fernandes,Portuguese,15th,West African coastBaltasar Fernandes,Portuguese,17th,BrazilDuarte Fernandes,Portuguese,16th,ThailandJuan Fernndez,Spanish,16th,"Juan Fernndez Islands, Pacific Ocean"Salvador Fidalgo,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestSir Ranulph Fiennes,English,20th/21st,"Arctic, Antarctica"Matthew Flinders,English,18th/19th,"Australia, Tasmania"Alexander Forbes,Scottish,19th,CaliforniaPeter Forsskl,Swedish,18th,Arabian PeninsulaJohn Franklin,English,19th,Northwest PassageSimon Fraser,Scottish,18th/19th,British ColumbiaLanarote de Freitas,Portuguese,15th,Northwest African coastJohn C. Frmont,American,19th,"Oregon Trail, Sierra Nevada"Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne,French,18th,OceaniaLouis de Freycinet,French,19th,"Western Australia, Oceania"Martin Frobisher,English,16th,"Northwest Passage, Canada"Xu Fu,Chinese,3rd BC,JapanJuan de Fuca,Greek-Spanish,16th,"Strait of Juan de Fuca, CanadaUnited States border"Vivian Fuchs,English,20th,AntarcticaAlfons Gabriel,Austrian,20th,IranYuri Gagarin,Soviet,20th,Earth orbitMartn Galeano,Italian (Genoese)-Spanish,16th,ColombiaDionisio Alcal Galiano,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestJuan Galindo,Spanish/Irish,19th,Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)Estevo da Gama,Portuguese,16th,"Trindade and Martim Vaz islands, Indian Ocean"Joo da Gama,Portuguese,16th,"Hokkaido, Kuril islands, North Pacific, North America"Paulo da Gama,Portuguese,15th,sea route from Europe to IndiaVasco da Gama,Portuguese,15th/16th,sea route from Europe to IndiaPedro Sarmiento de Gamboa,Spanish,16th,Solomon IslandsThomas Gann,Irish,19th/20th,Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)Aleixo Garcia,Portuguese,16th,"Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia"Francisco Garca Jofre de Loasa,Spanish,16th,Pacific OceanFrancis Garnier,French,19th,Mekong RiverAdrien de Gerlache,Belgian,19th/20th,"Antarctica, Arctic"Romolo Gessi,Italian,19th,"the Nile, Sudan"Humphrey Gilbert,English,16th,North AmericaErnest Giles,Australian,19th,Central AustraliaDiogo Gomes,Portuguese,15th,West African coastAndr Gonalves,Portuguese,15th/16th,BrazilAnto Gonalves,Portuguese,15th,West African coastLopes Gonalves,Portuguese,15th,Atlantic OceanBinot Paulmier de Gonneville,French,15th/16th,Brazil (Santa Catarina)James Augustus Grant,Scottish,19th,East AfricaJoo Grego,Portuguese,15th,African coastJuan de Grijalva,Spanish,16th,"Mexico, Nicaragua"Grigory Grumm-Grzhimaylo,Russian,19th-20th,"Central Asia, Tuva, Far East"Gonzalo Guerrero,Spanish,16th,Yucatn PeninsulaMikhail Gvozdev,Russian,18th,"First Kamchatka Expedition, Great Northern Expedition"Charles Gwynn,Irish,19th/20th,SudanHanno the Navigator,Carthaginian,6th BC,West African coastHannu,Egyptian,21st/20th BC,East AfricaGonzalo Lpez de Haro,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestAlfred Harrison,English,20th,ArcticDirk Hartog,Dutch,17th,Western Australian coastAhmed Pasha Hassanein,Egyptian,20th,Oweinat and the SaharaFerdinand Vandeveer Hayden,American,19th,Rocky Mountains and the Western United StatesZheng He,Chinese,15th,"South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, East African coast"Samuel Hearne,English,18th,"North Canada, Arctic"Bruno de Heceta,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestSven Hedin,Swedish,19th/20th,Central AsiaMatthew Alexander Henson,American,20th,ArcticLouis Hennepin,Belgian-French,17th,North American interiorPedro de Heredia,Spanish,16th,Northern ColombiaBjarni Herjulfsson,Norse Viking,10th,North AmericaWilliam Lewis Herndon,American,19th,Amazon basinHerodotus,Greek,5th BC,"Near East, Middle East, North Africa"Thor Heyerdahl,Norwegian,20th,anthropological ocean voyagesSir Edmund Hillary,New Zealander,20th,"Mount Everest, Antarctica"Himilco the Navigator,Carthaginian,6th BC,Northwestern coast of EuropeHippalus,Greek,1st BC,Indian OceanClement Hodgkinson,English,19th,New South Wales (Australia)Pelham Aldrich,English,19th/20th,ArcticEmil Holub,Czech,19th,AfricaRobert Hottot,French,20th,Congo RiverCornelis de Houtman,Dutch,16th,sea route from Europe to IndonesiaFrederick de Houtman,Dutch,16th/17th,Western Australian coastWilliam Hovell,English,19th,Southern New South WalesDu Huan,Chinese,8th,"Central Asia, Middle East, East African coast"Henry Hudson,English,17th,"Northwest Passage, Hudson River and Hudson Bay"Alexander von Humboldt,German,19th,"Latin America, Siberia"Hamilton Hume,Australian,19th,Australian interiorJames S. Hutchinson,American,20th,Sierra Nevada (U.S.)Hyecho,Korean,8th,"India, Persia and Central Asia"Joo Infante,Portuguese,15th,African coastHelge Ingstad,Norwegian,20th,"Newfoundland, Greenland, Alaska"James Irwin,American,20th,The MoonKurbat Ivanov,Siberian Cossack,17th,"Siberia, Russian Far East, discoverer of Lake Baikal"Roberto Ivens,Portuguese,19th,African continentCristvo Jacques,Portuguese,16th,"Paran River, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina"James of Ireland,Irish,14th,"Sumatra, China"Willem Janszoon,Dutch,17th,Australia (Queensland)Anthony Jenkinson,English,16th,"Russia, Persia"Louis Jolliet,French Canadian,17th,Mississippi RiverFriar Julian,Hungarian,13th,Volga BulgariaThorfinn Karlsefni,Icelandic,11th,VinlandJohann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel,German,19th,KamchatkaGeorge Kennan,American,19th/20th,RussiaEdmund Kennedy,British-Australian,19th,Australian interiorRobert Kennicott,American,19th,"Alaska, Siberia, Yukon and Northern Canada"Yerofey Khabarov,Russian,17th,Second Russian to explore the Amur regionKhashkhash Ibn Saeed Ibn Aswad,Andalusian,9th,Atlantic Ocean (possibly Americas)Mary Kingsley,English,19th,"Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, and other South West African regions"Eusebio Kino,Italian,17th/18th,"Californias, Sonora and Arizona"Maria Klenova,Russian,20th,One of the founders of marine geologyAmyr Klink,Brazilian,20th,AntarcticaJohn Knight,English,17th,"Greenland, Labrador"Ness Knight,South African,21st,"South America, Namibia"Alexander Kolchak,Russian,20th,Russian ArcticFerdinand Konak,Croatian,17th,Baja California PeninsulaFyodor Konyukhov,Russian,20th/21st,"circumnavigation, Explorers Grand Slam, pole of inaccessibility"Otto von Kotzebue,Baltic German,19th,Pacific OceanPyotr Kozlov,Russian,20th,"Mongolia, Tibet"Johann Ludwig Krapf,German,19th,"Ethiopia, Kenya"Pyotr Krenitsyn,Russian,18th,"Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Kamchatka Peninsula"Adam Johann von Krusenstern,Baltic German,19th,First Russian circumnavigationFrancisco de Lacerda,Portuguese,18th,ZambiaJuan Ladrillero,Spanish,16th,ChileAlexander Gordon Laing,Scottish,19th,West Africa (Niger River and Timbuktu)Pierre Martin de La Martinire,French,17th,"Norway, Lapland, northern Russia, Novaya Zemlya, Greenland and Iceland"Richard Lemon Lander,Cornish,19th,West Africa (Niger and Benue Rivers)Grigori Ivanovitch Langsdorff,Prussian,19th,Brazil"Jean-Franois de Galaup, comte de La Prouse",French,18th,Pacific RimKhariton Laptev,Russian,18th,Great Northern ExpeditionAnthony de la Roch,English,17th,AntarcticaJoo Fernandes Lavrador,Portuguese,15th/16th,LabradorJoseph N. LeConte,American,20th,Sierra Nevada (U.S.)Albert von Le Coq,German,19th/20th,Central AsiaJohn Ledyard,American,18th,"Australasia, Oceania, Russia"Miguel Lpez de Legazpi,Spanish,16th,PhilippinesLudwig Leichhardt,Prussian,19th,Australian interiorJacob Le Maire,Dutch,17th,"South Pacific (Cape Horn, Tonga Islands, Wallis and Futuna)"Gaspar de Lemos,Portuguese,15th,BrazilDragutin Lerman,Croatian,19th/20th,CongoMikhail Levashev,Russian,18th,"Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Kamchatka Peninsula"Meriwether Lewis,American,18th/19th,Western United States"Sir Martin Lindsay, 1st Baronet",Scottish,20th,East GreenlandJoo de Lisboa,Portuguese,15th/16th,"Indian Ocean, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina"St. George Littledale,English,19th,Central Asia and North AmericaDavid Livingstone,Scottish,19th,Southern and East AfricaLouis-Philippe Loncke,Belgian,21st,"Australia, the Andes and Iceland"Jim Lovell,American,20th,Outer SpaceAlexander Mackenzie,Scottish Canadian,18th/19th,CanadaFerdinand Magellan,Portuguese,15th/16th,"1st circumnavigation, Philippines, Strait of Malacca, Indian Ocean"Jacques Mahu,French-Dutch,16th,Cape Verde islandsAlessandro Malaspina,Italian-Spanish,18th,Pacific OceanNiall McCann,Canadian-British,20th/21st,LouisianaTeoberto Maler,German-Italian,19th,Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)George Mallory,English,20th,Mount EverestLancelotto Malocello,Italian,13th/14th,Lanzarote (Canary Islands)Albert Hastings Markham,British,19th,ArcticLoureno Marques,Portuguese,16th,MozambiqueJacques Marquette,French,17th,Mississippi Riverlvaro Martins,Portuguese,15th,"Newfoundland, Cape of Good Hope"Pedro Mascarenhas,Portuguese,16th,"Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia"John Minor Maury,American,19th,Darin GapDouglas Mawson,Australian,20th,AntarcticaRobert McClure,Irish,19th,Arcticlvaro de Mendaa,Spanish,16th,Pacific OceanAntnio Lopes Mendes,Portuguese,19th,"Brazil, India"Cristvo de Mendona,Portuguese,16th,"East Asia, Australasia"Pedro de Mendoza,Spanish,16th,South AmericaJorge de Menezes,Portuguese,16th,Papua New GuineaArchibald Menzies,Scottish,18th/19th,"Pacific Ocean, circumnavigation"Alexander von Middendorff,Russian-Baltic German,19th,"Siberia, Far East, Lapland, Fergana Valley"Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay,Russian,19th,New GuineaThomas Mitchell,Scottish,19th,Australian interiorRichard Mohun,American,19th/20th,Congo Free State"Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Mons",French,16th/17th,North AmericaGeorge Fletcher Moore,Irish,19th,AustraliaJohn Moresby,English,19th,New Guinea coastIvan Moskvitin,Russian,17th,First European to reach the Sea of OkhotskAntnio Mota,Portuguese,16th,JapanHenri Mouhot,French,19th,South East AsiaFrancisco Antonio Mourelle,Spanish,18th,Pacific Northwest and Pacific OceanBimal Mukherjee,Indian,20th,circumnavigationGustav Nachtigal,German,19th,AfricaNaddoddur,Norse Viking,9th,IcelandNain Singh Rawat (Pundit Brothers),Indian,19th,"Tibet, Himalayas and Central Asia"Fridtjof Nansen,Norwegian,19th/20th,ArcticJos Mara Narvez,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestNearchus,Greek,4th BC,"Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf"Nehsi,Egyptian,15th BC,Land of PuntArthur Henry Neumann,English,19th,AfricaJean Nicolet,French,17th,Northwest Territory (United States)Joseph Nicollet,French-American,19th,Mississippi and Missouri RiversAfanasiy Nikitin,Russian,15th,IndiaAntnio Noli,Portuguese,15th,Cape Verde islandsAdolf Erik Nordenskild,Swedish-Finnish,19th,ArcticTenzing Norgay,Nepalese,20th,Mount EverestFerno de Noronha,Portuguese,15th/16th,Atlantic OceanJoo da Nova,Galician-Portuguese,16th,Atlantic and Indian OceansPaulo Dias de Novais,Portuguese,16th,AngolaKazimierz Nowak,Polish,20th,AfricaSebastin de Ocampo,Spanish,16th,"Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico"Odoric of Pordenone,Italian,14th,"Persia, India and China"Peter Skene Ogden,Canadian,19th,"Snake River country, Western United States"Alonso de Ojeda,Spanish,15th/16th,"South America (north), Caribbean"Juan de Oate,Spanish,16th,American SouthwestFrancisco de Orellana,Spanish,16th,"South America, Amazon River"igo rtiz de Retes,Spanish,16th,Papua New GuineaJohn Oxenham,English,16th,"Panama, Pacific Ocean"John Oxley,English,19th,AustraliaPedro Pez,Spanish,16th/17th,EthiopiaJuan Pardo,Spanish,16th,Southeastern United StatesMungo Park,Scottish,18th/19th,West Africa (Niger River)William Parry,English,19th,ArcticJames Ohio Pattie,American,19th,Western United StatesNathaniel Pearce,English,19th,EthiopiaRobert Peary,American,19th/20th,ArcticPaul Pelliot,French,19th/20th,central AsiaDiogo Fernandes Pereira,Portuguese,15th/16th,"Madagascar, Mascarenes (Runion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues)"Duarte Pacheco Pereira,Portuguese,15th,"Atlantic Ocean, Brazil"Bartolomeu Perestrelo,Portuguese,15th,Madeira IslandsJuan Prez,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestMaksim Perfilyev,Siberian Cossack,17th,"Eastern Siberia, first Russian to reach Transbaikalia"Ivan Petlin,Siberian Cossack,17th,First Russian to reach ChinaAuguste Piccard,Swiss,20th,"Earth's atmosphere, the deep sea"Jacques Piccard,Swiss,20th,the deep seaAntonio Pigafetta,Italian (Venetian),16th,Survived the 1st circumnavigation of the worldZebulon Pike,American,19th,Louisiana Purchase (United States)Alonso Alvarez de Pineda,Spanish,16th,Gulf CoastFerno Mendes Pinto,Portuguese,16th,"India, Far East, Japan"Serpa Pinto,Portuguese,19th,Southern AfricaMartin Alonzo Pinzn,Spanish,15th,CaribbeanVicente Yez Pinzn,Spanish,15th/16th,"Caribbean, Brazil"Lus Pires,Portuguese,15th,abortive voyage to BrazilFrancisco Pizarro,Spanish,16th,"Hispaniola, Panama, Peru"Ferno do P,Portuguese,15th,West African coastMarco Polo,Venetian,13th/14th,"China, Mongol Empire, India"Juan Ponce de Len,Spanish,15th/16th,FloridaPeter Pond,American,18th/19th,Canadian interiorFedot Popov,Russian,17th,The first European expedition through the Bering StraitAntnio da Silva Porto,Portuguese,19th,Angola interiorGaspar de Portol,Spanish,18th,Alta and Baja CaliforniaPosidonius,Greek,1st BC,GaulSydney Possuelo,Brazilian,20th/21st,AmazonPanayotis Potagos,Greek,19th,AfricaGrigory Potanin,Russian,19th,Inner AsiaJohn Wesley Powell,American,19th,Western United StatesVassili Poyarkov,Russian,17th,First Russian explorer of the Amur regionMandil Pradhan,Nepalese,21st,HimalayasGavriil Pribylov,Russian,18th,Pribilof IslandsVasili Pronchishchev,Russian,18th,Great Northern ExpeditionMaria Pronchishcheva,Russian,18th,The first female Arctic explorerNathaniel Hale Pryor,American,19th,western United StatesNikolai Przhevalsky,Russian,19th,Central AsiaPeter Puget,English,19th,Puget SoundPytheas,Greek,4th BC,Northern EuropeZhang Qian,Chinese,2nd BC,Central AsiaPedro Fernandes de Queirs,Portuguese,16th/17th,OceaniaGonzalo Jimnez de Quesada,Spanish,16th,From Santa Marta to the Bogot savanna; quest for El DoradoHernn Prez de Quesada,Spanish,16th,"Caquet, Colombia; quest for El Dorado"Manuel Quimper,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestEmil Racovi,Romanian,19th/20th,AntarcticaJohn Rae,Scottish Canadian,19th,"Northwest Passage, Canadian Arctic"Sir Walter Raleigh,English,16th/17th,"Virginia, Orinoco River"Knud Rasmussen,Danish,20th,ArcticPiri Reis,Turkish,15th/16th,Mediterranean SeaMatteo Ricci,Italian,16th,ChinaArthur Rimbaud,French,19th,Horn of Africa (Abyssinia)Luigi Robecchi,Italian,19th,AfricaDiogo Rodrigues,Portuguese,16th,Mascarene IslandsNicholas Roerich,Russian,20th,"Central Asia, Northeast Asia"Jacob Roggeveen,Dutch,18th,South Pacific (Easter Island)Cndido Rondon,Brazilian,19th/20th,Brazilian interior (Amazon Basin)James Clark Ross,English,19th,"Arctic, Antarctic"John Ross,Scottish Australian,19th,Northern TerritoryWilliam of Rubruck,Flemish,13th,Central AsiaHenry Russell,Irish,19th,PyreneesAhmad ibn Rustah,Persian,10th,"Russia, Scandinavia, Arabia"Joo de S,Portuguese,15th/16th,"India, African coast"lvaro de Saavedra,Spanish,16th,"Papua New Guinea, Caroline Islands, Marshall Islands"Edward Sabine,Irish,19th,ArcticAnatoly Sagalevich,Russian,20th/21st,"Explorer of the World Ocean, seabed at the North Pole"Kira Salak,American,20th/21st,"Papua New Guinea, Mali, Bhutan"Alonso de Salazar,Spanish,16th,"Marshall Islands, Pacific Ocean"Gadiel Snchez Rivera,Peruvian,21st,"Amazon, Lake Titicaca"Sndor Krsi Csoma,Hungarian,19th,TibetYakov Sannikov,Russian,19th,New Siberian IslandsJoo de Santarm,Portuguese,15th,So Tom and Prncipe islandsGavril Sarychev,Russian,18th/19th,"Sea of Okhotsk, Baltic Sea, Aleutian Islands"Martin Sauer,English,18th,"Siberia, Alaska"Rabban Bar Sauma,Turco-Mongol,13th,"Europe, Middle East"Johann Schiltberger,German,15th,Central AsiaAdolf Schlagintweit,German,19th,Central AsiaEduard Schlagintweit,German,19th,Central AsiaEmil Schlagintweit,German,19th,Central AsiaHermann Schlagintweit,German,19th,Central AsiaRobert Schlagintweit,German,19th,Central AsiaUlrich Schmidl,German,16th,Ro de la PlataWillem Schouten,Dutch,17th,"South Pacific (Cape Horn, Tonga Islands, Wallis and Futuna)"Georg August Schweinfurth,Baltic German,19th,East and Central AfricaRobert Falcon Scott,English,19th/20th,Antarctica (South Pole)Scylax of Caryanda,Greek,6th BC,"Indus River, Indian Ocean, Red Sea"Tibor Sekelj,Croat,20th,ArgentinaMirko and Stjepan Seljan,Croat,20th,"Ethiopia, South America"Frederick Courtney Selous,English,19th,AfricaSymon Semeonis,Hiberno-Norman,14th,"Jerusalem, Albania"Gomes de Sequeira,Portuguese,16th,"Caroline Islands, Pacific Ocean"Joo Serro,Portuguese,15th/16th,"1st Circumnavigation (also later its co-captain general); commanded the ship Santiago in the Atlantic and the Concepcion across the Pacific, Strait of Malacca, Indian Ocean"Francisco Serro,Portuguese,15th/16th,IndonesiaErnest Shackleton,English-Irish,20th,AntarcticaRobert Barkley Shaw,English,19th,Central AsiaEric Shipton,English,20th,"Mount Everest, southern Patagonia"Tanaka Shsuke,Japanese,17th,MexicoDiogo Silves,Portuguese,15th,AzoresJames Simpson,English,20th,North GreenlandPro de Sintra,Portuguese,15th,"West African coast, Sierra Leone"Pierre-Jean De Smet,Belgian,19th,North AmericaJedediah Smith,American,19th,"Western United States, Rocky Mountains"John Smith,English,17th,North AmericaWilliam Smith,English,19th,South Shetland IslandsJ. Dewey Soper,Canadian,20th,Canadian ArcticHernando de Soto,Spanish,16th,"Central America, Southern United States"Martim Afonso de Sousa,Portuguese,16th,Brazilian interiorJohn Hanning Speke,English,19th,East AfricaHans Staden,German,16th,BrazilEd Stafford,English,21st,AmazonWilliam Grant Stairs,Canadian,19th,Central AfricaHenry Morton Stanley,Welsh,19th,East AfricaVilhjalmur Stefansson,Icelandic Canadian,20th,Canadian ArcticMarc Aurel Stein,Hungarian-British,19th/20th,Central AsiaJohn Lloyd Stephens,American,19th,"Middle East, Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)"Pawe Strzelecki,Polish-British,19th,"the Americas, Australia (Gippsland)"John McDouall Stuart,Scottish,19th,Australian InteriorCharles Sturt,British,19th,Australian InteriorKing Gardar Svavarsson,Swedish,9th,IcelandOtto Sverdrup,Norwegian,19th/20th,ArcticIgnacije Szentmartony,Croat,18th,Amazon RiverAbel Tasman,Dutch,17th,"Australasia, including Tasmania"Antnio Raposo Tavares,Portuguese,17th,"Paraguay River, part of the Andes mountain range, Grande River, Mamor River, Madeira River, Amazon River (Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia) Union of La Plata Basin to the Amazon River - circumnavigation of Brazil."Jean-Baptiste Tavernier,French,17th,"Persia, India"Mikhail Tebenkov,Russian,19th,"Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Amur River"Pedro Teixeira,Portuguese,17th,Amazon RiverTristo Vaz Teixeira,Portuguese,15th,Madeira IslandsWilfred Thesiger,English,20th,"Africa, Middle East"David Thompson,Welsh-English,18th/19th,"Western Canada, Pacific Northwest"Gurur orbjarnardttir,Icelandic,11th,North AmericaHarold William Tilman,English,20th,"Himalayas, Patagonia"Yermak Timofeyevich,Russian,16th,SiberiaGherman Titov,Russian,20th,First person to orbit the Earth multiple timesTenjiku Tokubei,Japanese,17th,"South East Asia, India"Eduard Toll,Baltic German,19th,ArcticLuis Vez de Torres,Spanish Galician,16th/17th,AustralasiaNuno Tristo,Portuguese,15th,"West African coast, Guinea-Bissau"Petrus Johannes Truter,Dutch,19th,BechuanalandHasekura Tsunenaga,Japanese,17th,"Mexico, Europe"Benjamin of Tudela,Jewish Navarrese,12th,"Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Peninsula, Red Sea, Persian Gulf"Andrs de Urdaneta,Spanish,16th,"Pacific Ocean, Manila Galleon route"Jules Dumont d'Urville,French,19th,AntarcticaCayetano Valds y Flores,Spanish,18th,Pacific NorthwestGeorge Vancouver,English,18th,Pacific coast of North AmericaLudovico di Varthema,Italian,15th/16th,"Arabian Peninsula, Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia"Gonalo Velho,Portuguese,15th,AzoresFranois de La Vrendrye,French Canadian,18th,Western CanadaLouis-Joseph Gaultier de La Vrendrye,French Canadian,18th,Great Plains"Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vrendrye",French,18th,Great PlainsGiovanni da Verrazzano,Italian,16th,East Coast of the United StatesAmerigo Vespucci,Italian,15th/16th,"Eastern South American coast, Caribbean"Flki Vilgerarson,Norse Viking,9th,IcelandRuy Lpez de Villalobos,Spanish,16th,"Pacific Ocean, Philippines"Vandino and Ugolino Vivaldi,Italian,13th,"Africa, in a failed attempt to reach India"Sebastin Vizcano,Spanish,16th,"Northwest Pacific, California Coast"Willem de Vlamingh,Dutch,17th,Southwest Australian coastMaarten Gerritsz Vries,Dutch,17th,"Northwest Pacific (Hokkaido, Sakhalin)"Lionel Wafer,Welsh,17th,"Malay Archipelago, Isthmus of Panama"Jean-Frdric Waldeck,French,19th,Mesoamerica (Mayan remains)Thomas Walker,American,18th,Eastern United StatesGino Watkins,English,20th,East Greenland & LabradorLangdon Warner,American,20th,the Silk RoadAlfred Wegener,German,20th,GreenlandJohn White,English,15th,Roanoke IslandJim Whittaker,American,20th,"Mount Everest, Antarctica"Frederick Whymper,English,19th,"Alaska, Kamchatka, Yukon"Charles Wilkes,American,19th,Pacific OceanEdward Adrian Wilson,English,19th/20th,AntarcticaErnest Henry Wilson,English,19th/20th,"East Asia, East Africa, Central and South America, Australia, New Zealand"James Wilson,British,18th,Pacific IslandsThomas Braidwood Wilson,Scottish Australian,19th,AustraliaHarry de Windt,French,19th/20th,EurasiaFanny Bullock Workman,American,19th/20th,HimalayaFerdinand von Wrangel,Baltic German,19th,Northern RussiaXuanzang,Chinese,7th,"Indian subcontinent, Central Asia"John Young,Scottish-English,18th,HawaiiSir Francis Younghusband,British,19th/20th,Central AsiaJoo Gonalves Zarco,Portuguese,15th,Madeira IslandsGonzalo Garca Zorro,Spanish,16th,Colombia,,,www.downloadexcelfiles.com,,,