Mungo Park


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Noun1.Mungo Park - Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
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Not always, though: Ledyard, the great New England traveller, and Mungo Park, the Scotch one; of all men, they possessed the least assurance in the parlor.
"He has a thirst for travelling; perhaps he may turn out a Bruce or a Mungo Park," said Mr.
Be rather the Mungo Park, the Lewis and Clark and Frobisher, of your own streams and oceans; explore your own higher latitudes -- with shiploads of preserved meats to support you, if they be necessary; and pile the empty cans sky-high for a sign.
This habit is very different from that of the Spanish Gauchos, who, leading the same kind of life, eat scarcely any; according to Mungo Park, [2] it is people who live on vegetable food who have an unconquerable desire for salt.
He mused over the glory of the Mungo Parks, the Bruces, the Caillies, the Levaillants, and to some extent, I verily believe, of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe), whom he considered in no wise inferior to the rest.
1796: Scottish explorer Mungo Park reached the River Niger.
'In a world in which around one billion people have little to no access to healthcare and 6.3 million children die each year primarily from preventable diseases, it is critical that the supply chain community shares lessons and know-how that can help to increase access to quality healthcare, especially at the last mile,' stresses Mungo Park, president of SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management.
Our focus is Wike and nothing will distract us from demystifying his perceived grassroots' appeal, his supposed strong man status and his recent Mungo Park like the discovery of Spirituality.
1771: Scottish explorer Mungo Park was born near Stirling.
Take, for instance, Mungo Park's excited account of his discovery of a miniscule moss specimen growing in the heart of Africa.
Drs Tony Rea and Alan Hutchison will present an illustrated lecture that describes Scottish explorer Mungo Park's 1795 acclimatisation in The Gambia, his exploration upriver and the lifestyles of the tribes that he encountered: the Fula, Jola, Mandinka and Wolot Venue: Moorland Garden Hotel.