Published on: September 24, 2021
- Explorer , Skilled carpenter , Craftsman
- Stood at the front lines of almost a dozen Arctic expeditions that were organized by Robert Peary over the period of 18 years, including the one that reached the North Pole.
- One of the first people who stand at the very top of the world, in 1909.
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MAHITI FOR PRELIMS
- Is a body of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional education and research in astronomy.
- Founded: 1919
- HQ : Paris, France
- Promote and safeguard the science of astronomy in all its aspects through international cooperation.
- It is an internationally recognized authority for assigning designations (names) to celestial bodies (stars, planets, asteroids, etc.) and any surface features on them.