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By Heather Lehr Wagner

Girls Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid ladies whose starvation for experience and information pressured them on paths of discovery around the globe. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of data on themes starting from old dinosaur fossils to existence in Tibet, but in addition challenged the confirmed roles of ladies of their fields. Kingsley set sail for Africa in 1893, embarking on a visit that may switch not just her lifestyles, however the Victorian knowing of the darkish continent to boot. She traveled among the Niger and Congo rivers, was once the 1st white girl to climb Mount Cameroon, and penned books approximately her study in Africa.

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