Mungo Park
(1771-1806)

Died aged c. 35

Mungo Park (11 September 1771 – 1806) was a Scottish explorer of West Africa. He was the first Westerner known to have travelled to the central portion of the Niger River, and his account of his travels is still in print.

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In honour of Mungo Park 1771-1806 explorer and cartographer of much of the West African interior. Medical ?? of the university.

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