Mungo Park (explorer)

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Mungo Park
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Mungo Park (explorer)
Born11 September 1771 (1771-09-11)
Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died1806 (1807) (agit 35)
Bussa, Nigerie
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh
Kent forExploration o Wast Africae
Scientific career

Mungo Park (11 September 1771 – 1806) wis a Scots explorer o Wast Africae. He wis the first Wastrener kent tae hae traivelled tae the central portion o the Niger River, an his accoont o his traivels is still in prent.[1]

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  1. "Travels into the Interior of Africa". Eland Books. Retrieved 15 September 2016.