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Henry Robertson Bowers

Henry Robertson Bowers

One of Scott's four companions who died with him, returning from the South Pole. Lieutenant in the Navy. Nicknamed Birdie due to his beak-like nose.

Person, Exploring, Arctic & Antarctic, Scotland

3 memorials

Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook

Maritime explorer and cartographer. Born near Middlesbrough. The first to map Newfoundland, explored around Australia and the Hawaiian Islands and made the first circumnavigation of New Zealand. K...

Person, Exploring, Seriously Famous, Arctic & Antarctic, Australia, Canada, Hawaii, New Zealand

6 memorials

Edgar Evans

Edgar Evans

Born Wales. Met Scott when both were serving in the Royal Navy. One of Scott's four companions who died with him, returning from the South Pole. Injured on the way to the pole he was the first to...

Person, Exploring, Arctic & Antarctic, Wales

2 memorials

Captain, Sir John Franklin

Captain, Sir John Franklin

Born Lincolnshire. Royal Navy. Governor of Tasmania 1836-43. where there is also a statue. Left England in 1845 leading an expedition of 2 ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, to voyage the last unnav...

Person, Exploring, Tragedy, Arctic & Antarctic, Australia

3 memorials

Sir Clements Markham, K.C.B., F.R.S.

Sir Clements Markham, K.C.B., F.R.S.

12 years President of the Royal Geographic Society. Born at Stillingfleet, Yorkshire. Drowned crossing a river in Peru.

Person, History, Arctic & Antarctic, Peru

1 memorial

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