Hubbard Medal

medal awarded by the National Geographic Society for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research

The Hubbard Medal is awarded by the National Geographic Society for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research. The medal is named for Gardiner Greene Hubbard, first National Geographic Society president. It is made of gold and is traditionally presented by the President of the United States.
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award received: Hubbard Medal

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Edward O. Wilson

U.S. biologist and author

works

23

The Ants

1990 book by Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson

author: Bert Hölldobler, Edward O. Wilson

1990

Consilience

book by Edward Osborne Wilson

author: Edward O. Wilson

1998

On Human Nature

1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by E. O. Wilson

author: Edward O. Wilson

Half Earth

book by E.O. Wilson

author: Edward O. Wilson

2016

Anthill: A Novel

book by Edward Osborne Wilson

author: Edward O. Wilson

2010

Author

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Ernest Shackleton

Anglo-Irish polar explorer

works

7

South: the story of Shackleton's last expedition

Biography by Ernest Shackleton about the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

author: Ernest Shackleton

1920

Aurora Australis

book printed on Antarctica during the Nimrod Expedition

author: Ernest Shackleton, Douglas Mawson, James Murray, George Marston, Alistair Mackay, Frank Wild, Edgeworth David
illustrator: George Marston

1908

L'Odyssée de l'« Endurance »

book by Ernest Shackleton

author: Ernest Shackleton

1988

The heart of the Antarctic

Book by Ernest Henry Shackleton about the Nimrod Expedition

author: Ernest Shackleton

1909

Midwinter Night

Poem by Ernest Shackleton, writing under the pseudonym 'Nemo'

author: Ernest Shackleton

Author

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Buzz Aldrin

American astronaut

works

6

Mission to Mars

2013 book by Buzz Aldrin

author: Buzz Aldrin

2013

Encounter with Tiber

novel by John Barnes

author: Buzz Aldrin, John Barnes

1996

The Return

2000 novel by Buzz Aldrin and John Barnes

author: Buzz Aldrin, John Barnes

2000

Magnificent Desolation

book by Buzz Aldrin

author: Buzz Aldrin

2009

Author

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Louis Leakey

British archaeologist and naturalist whose work was important in establishing human evolutionary development in Africa

Author

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Michael Collins

former American astronaut and test pilot

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