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Lonely Monument o Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton Featured Famous Explorers Image

Lonely Monument o Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

circa 1922: The monument to Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton on the main island of South Georgia. He died of a heart attack and was buried there in 1922, having returned to the spot on the Quest, six years after his famous Antarctic expedition. (Photo by R. C. Buchard/General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

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Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), Norwegian explorer, wood engraving, published in 1898 Featured Famous Explorers Image

Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), Norwegian explorer, wood engraving, published in 1898

Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (1861 - 1930), Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, traversing the island on cross-country skis. He revolutionized the techniques of polar travel and thus influenced all subsequent expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic. Wood engraving, published in 1898

Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships Engraving, Circa 1400s Featured Famous Explorers Image

Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships Engraving, Circa 1400s

Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Pirate Colombo in Combat Against Venetians Engraving, Circa 1400s. Source: Kristofer Columbus, Lefnad Och Resor (Christopher Columbus, Life and Voyages), Published in 1893. Original edition from my own archives. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored