Explorers and Expeditions

What are some famous female explorers?

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05/31/2010

Sacajawea, who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Gudridur Thorbjarnadottir from Iceland, explored the New World 500 years before Colombus.

Ida Pfeiffer of Vienna (1797-1858), travelled alone to: Holy Land, Egypt, Iceland, Amazon rainforest, China, India, Middle East, Russia, Indonesia, the Andes and Madagascar.

Marie-anne Lagimodiere (1780-1875), 1st European woman to travel to western Canada.