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Travelers and Adventurers

Women adventurers of the past. From religious journeys to nineteenth century travel, women travelers and their travel accounts.
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Fanny Bullock Workman
Profile of Victorian traveler Fanny Bullock Workman, a geologist and mapmaker. In the late 19th and early 20th century, Fannie Workman made a name for herself in her travels with her husband. Most famous for travel in the Himalayas, their maps of the Karakorum range remain important.

Mary Henrietta Kingsley
Alistair Boddy-Evans, About Guide to African History, writes about "the most unlikely of African explorers."

Women in America: Travel
Travelers to America in 1820-1842 describe the travel customs of women.

Janet Wulsin's 'Vanished Kingdoms'
Article about Janet Wulsin, who took a four-year trip through China, Mongolia and Tibet in the early 20th century. Includes audio of an interview with her daughter, a map of the journey and a photo gallery from the book.

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