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Exploration Mysteries: The Chiricahua Apaches of the Sierra Madre

In the 19th century, the Sierra Madre Occidental was...

Everest Exhibit Live-Streams on Monday Sept. 27

The Alpine Club in the UK is celebrating a...

Great Explorers: John Colter

John Colter was one of the best hunters of...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

Here at ExWeb, when we’re not outdoors, we get...

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of James Knight

In 1719, James Knight and his 40 men overwintered...

Legends Series: Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

The haughty Spanish explorer had a spiritual awakening during...

Eccentric Explorers: Isabelle Eberhardt

Isabelle Eberhardt explored North Africa disguised as a man....

Legend Series: Mary Kingsley

Exploring West Africa in the guise of a trader...

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of Ludwig Leichhardt

For German explorer and self-taught naturalist Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig...

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of Michael Rockefeller

Michael Rockefeller disappeared under mysterious circumstances in November 1961...

Eccentric Explorers: Jan Welzl

Born in the Czech region of Moravia in 1868,...

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of Henry Hudson

For someone whose name is plastered all across North...

Legends Series: Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly was such a dedicated journalist that she...
archival illustration of Churchill Harbour

Exploration Mysteries: Searching for the Bones of Jens Munk’s Crew

With a bonanza of polar bears readily available for...

Eccentric Explorers: Dr. Geebers

Often people who appear outwardly bizarre are anything but....

Exploration Mysteries: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Albert Einstein said that the important thing is not...

Eccentric Explorers: Thomas Manning

Thomas Manning was a remarkable scholar and master linguist,...

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