• (noun): Someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose).
    Synonyms: adventurer

Some articles on explorer:

Protostar: War On The Frontier - Gameplay
... The spaceship is already equipped with a explorer vessel used for exploring planetary surfaces ... Both the spaceship and the explorer vessel feature cockpits containing icons through which orders are given to various crew members such as the navigator and biotech officer ... of the mouse into corresponding motions of the spaceship or explorer vessel ...
António Da Silva Porto - Biography - Explorer
... of the Ovimbundu, as well as a merchant and explorer ... At one point, Silva Porto housed the explorer, David Livingstone, and he helped Livingstone find an overland route between Luanda and certain places in the Angolan interior ... an appeal to an entitlement for the merchant/explorer (specifically a pension), in order to support his desire to return to Portugal, where he could "die in the Fatherland ...
Spanish Explorers - Notable Explorers - 17th Century
... Henry Hudson (1611) – English explorer ... António de Andrade (1580–1634) – Portuguese explorer ... - French explorer ...
Ben Saunders (explorer)
... on 5 August 1977 in Plymouth, England) is a British polar explorer, endurance athlete, and motivational speaker ... "I am an explorer of limits – geographically, physically and mentally ...
Gustavus Cheyney Doane - Other Explorations
... Doane was an explorer at heart and participated in or led several explorations while assigned to Fort Ellis and other posts ... In September 1874, Doane the explorer, inspired by the reports of David Livingstone and Henry M ... disappointed, but Belknap had been impressed by Doane the man and explorer ...

Famous quotes containing the word explorer:

    Treading the soil of the moon, palpating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one’s stomach the separation from terra ... these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known ... this is the only thing I can say about the matter. The utilitarian results do not interest me.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas ... a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed.
    William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    A man’s interest in the world is only the overflow from his interest in himself. When you are a child your vessel is not yet full; so you care for nothing but your own affairs. When you grow up, your vessel overflows; and you are a politician, a philosopher, or an explorer and adventurer. In old age the vessel dries up: there is no overflow: you are a child again.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)