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First Expeditioners In World History

Expeditions Expeditioners
The first person to reach the North Pole by overland journey Robert Peary
The first person to reach the South Pole Amundsen
The first person to have climbed Mount Everest Sherpa Tenzing (19th May, 1953)
The first person to sail round the world Magellan
The first woman to conquer Mount Everest Mrs. Junko Tabei (of Japan)
The first man to have climbed Mount Everest twice Nawang Gombu
The first vessel ever to reach the North Pole by sailing through the thick Arctic ice Soviet Arktika Atomic-powered (ice-breaker)
The leader of the expedition ‘Ocean to Sky’ Sir Edmund Hillary
The first two mountaineers who reached the summit of Everest without using oxygen Peter Habeler (Austrian) and Reinhold Messner (Italian)
The first person to reach North Pole by 7 dogs sledge Naomi Uemura (Japanese)
The leader of the 1st Indian Antarc-tica Expedition Z.A. Kasim
The first Pakistani to scale Mount Everest Nazir Sabir
The first blind man to reach Mount Everest Eric Weihenmayer (U.S.A., May 25, 2001)
The first couple to reach Everest Phil and Susan Ershler (May 17, 2002)
The first man to circumnavigate the world by a Balloon Flight Steve Fossett
The oldest man to reach Mount Everest Yuichiro Muiro (Japan, May 2003)
The Youngest on Everest Ming Kipa (15 years old Nepalese Sherpa girl) (24 May, 2003)
The first woman in the world, para-chuting down from 2400 feet above the North Pole Shital Mahajan
The first woman to climb Mount Everest four times successfully Sherpa Lakpa (Nepali woman, 4th climb, May 19, 2004)
The first woman to swim across seven seas Bula Chaudhury (India)
The first person to circumnavigate the globe on a solo, non-stop, non-refueled flight Steve Fossett (USA) (March, 2005)
The first man to establish world record of flight in a hot air balloon Vijayat Singhania, November 26, 2005, height of flight 69852 ft.
The first man to establish a world record of non-stop flight for the longest yet distance. Steve Fossett of USA (February 2006)
The first double amputee to scale Mount Everest Mark Inglis (The New Zealander performed the feat on May 15, 2006)
India’s first Research Station at the Arctic Himadri, inaugurated on July 8, 2008
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Comment by vaibhav rane on Tue, Aug 10th, 2010 at 2:45 PM
The First woman to do First parachute jump without training over North pole and Antarctica ( South pole). Shital Mahajan
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