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10 Amazing Forgotten Explorers

Sometimes it’s not enough to be the first, to go the farthest, or even to chart the uncharted. Historical memory can be a fickle mistress, which is why we’ve decided to right historical injustice and celebrate the oft-overlooked pioneers of exploration. 1,793 more words


Magellanic Clouds

Known to ancient navigators of the seas

as markers in their endless night sky,

looking like starry clouds, distant heavenly mountains,

named by one on Magellan’s Earthly circumnavigation - 35 more words