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Famous Explorers

This is a list of famous explorers for our project with Mrs Devinic


This is our project for our class on famous explorers. This is my list of those explorers that I think should be incl...

Top 10 Famous explorers |

A list of 10 of the world's greatest and most famous explorers. 1. Christopher Columbus (1451 - 1506) An Italian explorer, Columbus made four ground-breaking voyages to the Americas (1st journey was in 1492 to the Bahamas). Sailing in uncharted seas, Columbus greatly extended the knowledge of crossing the Atlantic and paved the way for the Spanish conquest of the Americas. Do you think this is the top 10? Who would you include?

Famous Explorers

There are many people throughout history who had the spirit of an adventurer and decided to explore the unknown. In some cases, they risked their lives to make their contributions recognized by the world.


Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson, CBE was a pioneering English aviator and was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia.

25 Epic Expeditions And The Explorers That Made Them

Although today there are very few places on Earth above sea level that aren't explored (it has been said that we know more about the moon than we do the bottom of the ocean), there are still a few places like Papua New Guinea that have been notoriously impossible to map and settle. Do you really think this is the best list of famous explorers? Who is missing?