Picture Of Frederick Cook

Picture Of Frederick Cook

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American Explorers

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.

Frederick Cook

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.

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Ann Bancroft

History of polar explorers could not be complete without Ann Bancroft, woman who managed to conquer both poles and reach trek over the harshest conditions on earth alone, without using any modern transport devices. She did it by herself, and for that, she will always be remembered.

Richard Byrd

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.