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    Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know

    The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five...

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    Shipwreck Yields Artifacts of Missing Seafarers in Canada’s Arctic

    The artifacts were recovered from the H.M.S. Erebus, which set off from England in 1845 with...

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    Self-Isolated at the End of the World

    Alone in the long Antarctic night, Adm. Richard E. Byrd endured the ultimate in social distancing.