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Henry M. Stanley   /hˈɛnri ɛm stˈænli/   Listen
Henry M. Stanley

Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904).  Synonyms: John Rowlands, Sir Henry Morton Stanley, Stanley.

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"Henry M. Stanley" Quotes from Famous Books

... Pacific, Atlantic and Gulf coasts combined,[746] constituting a freshwater fleet greater than the merchant marine of either France or sea-bred Norway. A remote but by no means faint echo of this fact is found in the five hundred or more boats, equally available for trade or war, which Henry M. Stanley saw the Uganda prince muster on the shore of Victoria Nyanza Lake. Ocean, sea, bay, estuary, river, swamp, lake: here is Nature's great circle returning upon itself, a circle faintly notched into arcs, but one in itself and one ...
— Influences of Geographic Environment - On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography • Ellen Churchill Semple

Words linked to "Henry M. Stanley" :   explorer, journalist, adventurer

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