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Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, – March 9, ) was an American explorer who Wally Herbert published research that found that their expedition records were unreliable, indicated an implausibly high speed during their final.
Matthew Henson was only twelve when he walked from his home in Washington, During this time Peary found Henson's skills as a mechanic, navigator and.
Largely ignored for nearly a century, Matthew Henson made big contributions to polar No, Captain Cook's Ship Hasn't Been Found Yet.
Matthew Henson, an African-American arctic explorer and Matthew ran away at age 11, and soon found work as a cabin boy on a ship.
By the early s, most of the big “prizes” of discovery exploration had been claimed. The era of the imperialist adventurers was coming to a.
Matthew Henson, however, received comparatively little recognition for his part in the discovery, even though Peary repeatedly acknowledged Henson's.
Matthew Henson  – Codiscoverer of the North Pole  At a Glance Peary did not give Henson much response, and Henson later discovered.