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Since its discovery, explorers from America continued to explore newfound lands that surrounded them. Here you can find the tales of their great discoveries – from the famous journey of Lewis and Clark to the unexplored land of the American northwest, to the Neil Armstrong’s first landing on the moon.
Donald Baxter MacMillan was a famous American polar explorer who spent his entire career sailing the North Sea, being involved in more than 30 exploratory missions. Find out more about his career here.
After the end of the decade when land parties conquered North and South Pole, new breed of explorers came into the eye of the public. Richard Byrd, Admiral of United States army and worldwide known adventurer represents the perfect example of such explorer. Read more about his great exploits here.
This famous American explorer is today remembered as the first man who claimed the discovery of North Pole. His discovery was later awarded to another American explorer Robert Peary who reached North Pole in 1907.