Famous Explorers - Throughout History
Man has been exploring almost as long as he's
existed. From the early movements of prehistoric
man to the sailors of the 16th century and on
to the astronauts of the 20th Century. From
the exploration of America (the New World),
to the depths of the seas and even to the Moon
and Mars, exploration continues to fascinate
us and increase our knowledge in equal measure.
Facts about some of the more famous explorers
can be found below.