How Well Do You Know History's Greatest Explorers?

Test your knowledge of history's greatest explorers; those who've traveled by land or by sea in search of new worlds. Those who boldly went where no one has gone before (or at least left a record of it).

May '14 v 885 completed

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This explorer, whose namesake has become fodder for swimmers everywhere, walked the Silk Road in the 13th century: