Huddersfield, UK (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
Who are the greatest worldwide explorers of the last 100 years? Where did they go to? What are their most notable achievements? And when did they take place?
From the biggest names in worldwide exploration to their most amazing achievements – and everything in between – an amazing Outdoor World Infographic celebrates The Greatest Explorers of the Last 100 Years.
This beautifully created online Infographic will appeal to all kinds of history and adventure lovers, from schoolchildren to outdoors veterans, and from have-a-go hill walkers to experienced mountaineers.
The Greatest Explorers of the Last 100 Years Infographic has been designed and created by Outdoor World, a leading on-line retailer of camping equipment and leisure wear.
It reveals a host of fascinating facts and details about worldwide exploration in a powerful and easy-to-understand on-line resource.
With one quick glance of the World Expedition Map, you will see the places in the world that have attracted most explorations. Take a closer look to discover that places such as southern Europe and northern Africa have featured the most exploration, while the areas of least exploration include Australia and eastern Africa.
More than 30 great explorers are also brought to life, revealed as beautiful headshot artworks and with details of their most outstanding achievements.
From 1930s explorer Eric Shipton, who is acclaimed for his amazing Himalayan climbing, to Arctic explorer Colonel Noel Croft, who held the world record for the longest self-staining journey across the arctic in the 60s, to 21st century explorer and endurance adventurer Ranulph Fiennes, readers of the innovative Infographic will be enthralled by Infographic.
The factfile of explorers includes names you will easily recognise and lesser-known adventurers who will intrigue and beguile you.
A chart of major explorer achievements of the past 100 years also sheds light on the wealth of exciting adventures undertaken by our most amazing explorers.
David Scotland, of Outdoor World, said: “We wanted to highlight the amazing achievements of some of the world’s greatest explorers over the past 100 years and so we created this amazing Infographic.
“We are delighted with the outcome and we hope that it will be of great fascination to as many people as possible.
“We are keen for people to share this Infographic and we have given a link so that people can embed the Info Graphic on to their own blogs and websites.
“The internet is such a visual place – and we are always looking at new ways to display exciting facts and interesting information.”
Note to editors
Outdoor World Direct is an on-line retailer: http://www.outdoorworlddirect.co.uk/
The Infographic can be found at http://www.outdoorworlddirect.co.uk/greatest-explorers-last-100-years
It is easy to embed the Infographic on to third party websites and blogs, so long as OutdoorWorld is credited as the source.
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