Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German naturalist and explorer who traveled to Central and South America, Russia and Siberia. He discovered the connection between the Amazon and Orinoco river systems, and made significant contributions to the study of oceanic currents, geology and biogeography. The Humboldt Current off the west coast of South America was named after him. Colorized version of BE9326.
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