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"How many of these intrepid lady explorers and their exploits do you know?"
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This Lady explorer had a very vivid imagination, and, after living in the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra for some years, believed herself to be the Queen of the Desert. She eventually died in Lebanon, in 1839. Who was she?
Even today, venturing into parts of Papua New Guinea is not advisable, but this intrepid American woman did so in the early 20th century. Which anthropologist caused quite a commotion with her books on the sexual lives of natives on South Pacific islands?
The "New York Times" once described this modern day lady explorer as a 'real life Lara Croft'. She was the first person to kayak the length of the Niger River solo, and she may be remembered by Libyan locals for climbing Devil's Mountain, which they believe is inhabited by demons. What is the name of this woman?
Dubbed "America's greatest woman explorer" by the New York Times, this early 20th century woman traveled extensively throughout South America, Asia and the South Pacific. Which author, linguist, photographer and WWI war correspondent was she?
Harriet Chalmers Adams
This lady explorer was one of the first foreign women to visit the ruins of Babylon, and worked with T.E. Lawrence in the Middle East. She is also remembered for her role in the birth of the modern day nation of Iraq. Who was she?
Margaret Rose Windsor
It would be understandable if someone described this next woman as a female Indiana Jones. She was an archaeology professor and explorer, and explored much of the globe right up until her death in 1935. In 1908, she was the first person to climb Huascarán in Peru. What was her name?
Annie Smith Peck
This Native American was part of the Lewis and Clark expedition to Oregon in 1804-1806. Which Shoshone woman was credited as being an interpreter and guide during the Corps of Discovery expedition?
When her husband died during his expedition to China to bring back a giant panda, this lady decided to fulfil his dream and go there herself. She trekked across two provinces of China, before finding a panda, and brought it home to the United States. Known as "the Panda Lady", who was she?
This woman co-founded the Society of Woman Geographers, and used her experiences of living amongst tribes in South America and Asia to help her write many travel books. What was the name of this woman, who was married to the famous deep sea explorer William Beebe?
Born Elizabeth Cochran, this intrepid lady reporter wrote some amazing news reports after going undercover in a lunatic asylum, before literally going "Around the World in Eighty Days" in honour of Jules Verne's novel. By what name is she better known?
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Compiled Jan 06 13