Louis Jolliet

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Samuel Baker

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Juan Ponce de León

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John Rae (explorer)

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Leif Ericson

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Jedediah Smith

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Henry Walter Bates

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Otto von Kotzebue

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Francis Younghusband

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Xuanzang

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