Historic Expeditions That Became Disasters

Aug 7, 2017 at 6:12 pm |
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Today, a quick Google Maps search can tell us pretty much anything we want to know about any location on Earth. For much of human history though, before the entire world was even explored, brave adventurers set out to map the uncharted globe. While some of these explorers would return home to be hailed as heroes, others never made it back and their expeditions became tragic, cautionary tales. The names of these explorers and their doomed adventures live on in history, but for all the wrong reasons…

Louis XVI giving Lapérouse his instructions

Source: Wikipedia/Nicolas-André Monsiau – Chateau de Versailles

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Check out our slideshow to learn about these disastrous voyages...
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