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British Adventurers Announce Plans to Walk the Length of the Nile

British Adventurers Announce Plans to Walk the Length of the Nile

Stretching for 4132 miles and crossing through ten countries, the Nile is the longest river on the planet. For centuries this fabled waterway has brought life to an otherwise arid and hostile environment. During the 19th century, the river inspired explorers to go in search of its headwaters. Numerous expeditions [...]

National Geographic Celebrates 125th Anniversary

National Geographic Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Exactly 125 years ago this week, 33 of the top explorers and scientists in the U.S. came together at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. to discuss the creation of “a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.”