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1. Which famous explorer sailed round the world between 1577 and
1580 in "The Golden Hind"?

2. Who allegedly said "Doctor Livingstone, I presume" on meeting
David Livingstone in Africa in 1871?

3. Was Christopher Columbus born in Spain, Italy or France?

4. Which explorer established the first European colony in
Australia?

5. Which Norwegain explorer led the Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947?

6. The Northwest Passage was often sought by early explorers. It
is a route between which two oceans?

7. Who led the expedition which first reached the South Pole on
14 December 1911?

8. Which British explorer made the first surface journey around
the world's polar circumference between 1979 and 1982?

9. Which Norwegian explorer won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922?

10. Which Scottish explorer traced the course of the Niger River
in the 1790s?

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sempereadem
Aug. 8th, 2003 07:30 am (UTC)
I love these!!
1. Sir Francis Drake
2. Sir Henry Stanley
3. Italy
4. no clue
5. Thor Heyedahl
6. Atlantic and Pacific
7. Roald Amundsen
8. no clue
9. Fridtjof Nansen
10. no clue - and I'm Scottish!
delascabezas
Aug. 8th, 2003 08:42 am (UTC)
Re: I love these!!
Maybe its beeks you are so damn good at them semper! spread the love, I try to do one a week! not quite your hubby's friday pics, but its still fun.

1. Francis Drake
2. Henry Stanley
3. Italy
4. James Cook
5. Thor Heyerdahl
6. The Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
7. Roald Amundsen
8. Ranulph Fiennes
9. Fridtjof Nansen
10. Mungo Park
sempereadem
Aug. 8th, 2003 09:36 am (UTC)
Re: I love these!!
Bah, I should have known James Cook! I knew the name Mungo Park but I wouldn't have known what for.

Don't worry about doing them too often, or you'll get burned out, I burned out on my "Would You Rathers" and UnRep is semi-burned out on his Friday pics, so just do them when you feel like it!
sempereadem
Aug. 8th, 2003 09:41 am (UTC)
Re: I love these!!
I always remember the #9 guy because I call him "Frito"!
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