Juan Bautista de Anza

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Vitus Bering

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Willem Barentsz

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William Grant Stairs

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Richard Francis Burton

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Alexander von Humboldt

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Martin Frobisher

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Edmund Hillary

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John Hanning Speke

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Karl Weyprecht

Karl Weyprecht : biography 8 September 1838 - 3 March 1881 Karl Weyprecht, also spelt Carl Weyprecht, (8 September 1838 – 2 March...