Mungo Park Medal

The Mungo Park Medal is awarded for an outstanding contribution to geographical knowledge through exploration or adventure in potentially hazardous physical or social environments.  It was awarded first in 1930.

2016           Karen Darke

2014           Lindsey Hilsum

2013           Tim Butcher

2012           Jock Wishart

2011           Ed Stafford

2010           Rune Gjeldnes

2009           Ray Mears

2007           Professor Norman Hallendy

2006           Dr John Hare

2005           Professor Jean Malaurie

2004           Norma Joseph & Maurice Joseph

2003           John Simpson CBE

2002           William Dalrymple

2001           Robin Hanbury-Tenison OBE

2000           Colin G D Thubron

1999           Kate Adie

1998           Julian Pettifer

1997           Professor Chalmers M Clapperton

1996           Mr Michael Asher

1995           Mr Nigel Winser & Mrs Shane Winser

1994           Michael Buerk

1993           Professor David E Sugden

1992           Nicholas Crane & Richard Crane

1991           Professor Andrew Goudie

1990           Dr Charles Swithinbank

1989           Christina Dodwell

1988           Dr John Hemming

1987           John Ridgway MBE

1981           Professor Keith L Miller

1975           Dr Haroun Tazieff

1969           Dr Hugh Simpson & Mrs Myrtle Simpson

1964           Norman Dyhrenfurth

1962           Professor C G Malcolm Slesser

1961           Dame Margery F Perham DCMG CBE FBA

1955           George Christopher Band

1955           Thomas Dempster Mackinnon

1954           Dr Alain Bombard MD

1953           Count Eigil Knuth

1952           William H Murray

1950           Thor Heyerdahl

1948           Mrs Mary G Henry

1947           Lt-Col F Spencer Chapman DSO

1944           Frank Fraser Darling DSc

1939           Dr E B Worthington MA PhD

1936           Lawrence R Wager MA FGS

1935           Dame Freya Stark

1934           Miss Isobel Wylie Hutchison LLD FRSGS

1931           Frank S Smythe

1930           Captain Angus Buchanan MC