Mungo Park Medal

medal awarded by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society

The Mungo Park Medal is awarded by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in recognition of outstanding contributions to geographical knowledge through exploration and/or research, and/or work of a practical nature of benefit to humanity in potentially hazardous physical and/or social environments. It was founded in honour of the Scottish explorer Mungo Park.
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award received: Mungo Park Medal

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Thor Heyerdahl

Norwegian anthropologist and adventurer

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5

Fatu-Hiva - Back to Nature

book by Thor Heyerdahl

author: Thor Heyerdahl

1974

Ra

book by Thor Heyerdahl

author: Thor Heyerdahl

Kon-Tiki

author: Thor Heyerdahl

In the Footsteps of Adam

author: Thor Heyerdahl

Author

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William Dalrymple

author and historian

works

13

White Mughals

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

2002

City of Djinns

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

1993

The Last Mughal

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

2006

From the Holy Mountain

book by William Dalrymple

author: William Dalrymple

1998

Author

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Colin Thubron

President of the Royal Society of Literature

works

3

In Siberia

book by Colin Thubron

author: Colin Thubron

1999

Among the Russians

author: Colin Thubron

The Lost Heart of Asia

author: Colin Thubron

Author

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Jean Malaurie

French anthropologist and physicist

Author

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Ray Mears

Woodsman, author, TV presenter

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