List of maritime explorers

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– Early Maritime Explorers:
– Cadamosto, Alvise
– Dias, Bartolomeu
– Zheng He
– Cabral, Pedro Álvares
– Columbus, Christopher

– Explorers of the Age of Discovery:
– Magellan, Ferdinand
– Vespucci, Amerigo
– Balboa, Vasco Núñez de
– Drake, Francis
– Hudson, Henry

– Scientific Expeditions:
– Cook, James
– La Pérouse, Jean-François de
– Humboldt, Alexander von
– Darwin, Charles
– Nansen, Fridtjof

Polar Explorers:
– Amundsen, Roald
– Scott, Robert Falcon
– Shackleton, Ernest
– Peary, Robert E.
– Byrd, Richard

– Modern Maritime Explorers:
– Cousteau, Jacques
– Piccard, Jacques
– Earle, Sylvia
– Ballard, Robert
– Cameron, James

This is a list of maritime explorers. The list includes explorers which had contributed, and continue to contribute to human knowledge of the planet's geography, weather, biodiversity, human cultures, the expansion of trade, or established communication between diverse populations...

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