Jacob Roggeveen

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Sanford I. Weill

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Antonio Pigafetta

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Eric Shipton

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Georg August Schweinfurth

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Marco Polo

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Boyd Alexander

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John Clements Wickham

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Knud Rasmussen

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Edward Adrian Wilson

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