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Auldjo, John (1805–1886), geologist and alpinist

S. J. Flower.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Geology and the Lithosphere. 494 words.

Auldjo, John (1805–1886), geologist and alpinist, was born on 26 July 1805 in Montreal, the eldest in the family of two sons and one daughter of Alexander Auldjo (d. 1821), born in Aberdeen...

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Chapman, Frederick Spencer (1907–1971), explorer and mountaineer

Jack Longland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History. 1377 words.

Chapman, Frederick Spencer (1907–1971), explorer and mountaineer, was born on 10 May 1907 at Kensington, London, the younger son and younger child of Frank Spencer Chapman, solicitor, of...

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Dower, Kenneth Cecil Gandar- (1908–1944), sportsman and explorer

Jeremy Malies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; African History. 586 words.

Dower, Kenneth Cecil Gandar- (1908–1944), sportsman and explorer, was born on 31 August 1908 at his parents' home at 17 Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London, the fourth and youngest son of...

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Mason, Kenneth (1887–1976), geographer and mountaineer

Peter H. Hansen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 1357 words.

Mason, Kenneth (1887–1976), geographer and mountaineer, was born on 10 September 1887, at Glenmore, Brighton Road, Sutton, Surrey, son of Stanley Engledue Mason, merchant, and Ellen Martin...

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Odell, Noel Ewart (1890–1987), geologist and mountaineer

George Band.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1052 words.

Odell, Noel Ewart (1890–1987), geologist and mountaineer, was born on 25 December 1890 in St Lawrence, Isle of Wight, the third child in the family of two sons and three daughters of the...

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Oswell, (William) Cotton (1818–1893), explorer and hunter

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; African History. 656 words.

Oswell, (William) Cotton (1818–1893), explorer and hunter, was born at Leytonstone, Essex, on 27 April 1818, the elder son of William Oswell (1782–1822) and his wife, Amelia (d. 1848), the...

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Prichard, Hesketh Vernon Hesketh- (1876–1922), explorer and marksman

John Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Maps and Map-making; African History. 1421 words.

Prichard, Hesketh Vernon Hesketh- (1876–1922), explorer and marksman, was born at Jhansi, India, on 17 November 1876, the son of Lieutenant Hesketh Brodrick Prichard (1851–1876) of the...

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Rickards, (Richard) Barrie (1938–2009), palaeontologist and angler

Nigel Woodcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 917 words.

Rickards, (Richard) Barrie (1938–2009), palaeontologist and angler, was born on 12 June 1938 at 8 Wolseley Mount, Burley, Leeds, the eldest child of Robert Rickards, industrial engineer,...

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Selous, Frederick Courteney (1851–1917), hunter and explorer

R. I. Pocock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Maps and Map-making; African History. 1136 words.

Selous, Frederick Courteney (1851–1917), hunter and explorer, was born at Regent's Park, London, on 31 December 1851, the son of Frederick Lokes Selous, of Huguenot descent, chairman of the...

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Shipton, Eric Earle (1907–1977), explorer and mountaineer

Peter Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History. 1652 words.

Shipton, Eric Earle (1907–1977), explorer and mountaineer, was born on 1 August 1907 in Ceylon, the younger child and only son of Cecil Shipton, a tea planter, and his wife, Alice Lilian...

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