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Joseph Thomson, African explorer

a biography

by J. B. Thomson

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Published by S. Lowe, Marston and company, limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomson, Joseph, 1858-1895

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby his brother (Rev. J. B. Thomson, Greenock) with contributions by friends.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, [2] p., 2 L., 358 p., 1 L. incl. front., illus., plates, ports.
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23363790M
    OCLC/WorldCa3450018

    Joseph Thomson famous wildlife quote. A Scottish explorer, Joseph Thomson is credited with the couriering of much African knowledge from the far reaches of Kenya and Uganda to the so-called civilizations of the western world. He debunked theories of Africa as a dangerous and, at times, deadly place, stating that. THOMSON J B Joseph Thomson - African Explorer. Published: Sampson Low Marston, London, Edition: 1st ed.

    The walk was actually the idea of a Maasai man called Ezekiel ole Katato who got in touch with the family after contacting a small museum about Joseph Thomson in Penpont, and suggested the trek in. Beginning in the midth cent., European explorers (especially John Ludwig Krapf and Joseph Thomson) mapped parts of the interior. The British and German governments agreed upon spheres of influence in E Africa in , with most of present-day Kenya passing to the British.

    Joseph Thomson led six expeditions into uncharted areas of Africa. He opened up new routes to Lake Nyasa and Victoria Nyanza, was the first white man to enter the Rift Valley, mapped huge expanses of what are now Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria, made important scientific discoveries about Lake Tanganyika, Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya and. King Solomon's Mines () is a popular novel by the English Victorian adventure writer and fabulist Sir H. Rider tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first English adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered to be the genesis of the lost world literary : H. Rider Haggard.


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OCLC Number: Description: x, [2] pages, 2 leaves, pages, 1 leaf including frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits 6 maps (5 folded) 20 cm.

Inthe Joseph Thomson Maasai Trust was launched with the support of Ezekiel Katato, a Maasai elder from one of the communities the explorer visited. In JuneKatato will lead a walk, open to the public, through some of the places that the last great explorer of Africa made known to the world.

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Joseph Thomson, (born FebruPenpont, Dumfries, Scotland—died August 2,London, England), Scottish geologist, naturalist, and explorer who was the first European to enter several regions of eastern Africa and whose writings are outstanding contributions to geographical knowledge, exceptional for their careful records and surveys.

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The biography of the Scottish geologist and explorer who played an important part in the Scramble for Africa. Thomson's Gazelle and Thomson's Falls, Nyahururu are named for him. THOMSON, JOSEPH (), Scottish explorer in Africa, was born on the 14th of February at Penpont, Dumfriesshire, being the fifth son of William Thomson, originally a working stonemason, who had attained the position of a master builder.

In his father removed-to Gatelawbridge, where he rented a farm and a quarry. Joseph Thomson was soon attracted by the.

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Thomson\'s Gazelle is named for him. Excelling as an explorer rather than an exact scientist, he avoided confrontations among his porters or with indigenous peoples, neither killing any native nor losing any of his men to. Joseph Thomson lake, royal, company, african, africa, geographical and explorer THOMSON, JOSEPH (), Scottish explorer in Africa, was born on Feb.

14, at Penpont, Dumfriesshire, being the fifth son of William Thomson, originally a working stonemason, who had attained the position of a master builder.

Welcome to the Joseph Thomson Local Heritage Centre. Although the Centre has been developed jointly by the communities of Penpont, Keir and Tynron to commemorate the life of Joseph Thomson, a Victorian explorer of Africa, who was born in the cottage init also celebrates the culture of the local communities represented.

10 Joseph Thomson’s African Trek Photo via Wikimedia During the “Scramble for Africa” in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, most European powers were aggressively trying to colonize as much of Africa as possible through force or diplomacy (typically force).

THOMSON, JOSEPH (–), African explorer, fifth son of William Thomson, by his wife Agnes Brown, was born on 14 Feb. in the village of Penpont, Dumfriesshire, in a house which his father—at first a journeyman stonemason—had built for himself and his family.

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He admired explorers like Livingstone, and wanted to go on the expedition lead by Stanley when he was only 11years old. (Of.Joseph Thomson (14 Februar – 2 August ) wis a Scots geologist an explorer that played an important pairt in the Scrammle for Africae Authority control WorldCatBorn: 14 FebruarPenpont, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.