Expedition facts for kids
An expedition usually means a long journey or voyage done for a specific purpose, often exploratory, scientific, geographic, military or political in nature.
Some famous expeditions
- The Burke and Wills expedition in 1860—61 to cross Australia from south to north.
- The Central Australian Expedition of 1844 led by Charles Sturt to find an Australian inland sea.
- The Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804—06 to explore Louisiana.
- The Overland Expedition in 1897—98 to rescue whale ships trapped in ice.
- The Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole in 1910—13 led by Robert Falcon Scott.
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