10 May 2021
Joining the Navy at 14, Markam served in the Pacific before embarking on an Arctic expedition in search of Franklin. He subsequently left the Navy and organised the removal of cinchona trees from Peru to India to produce quinine. In the late 19th century he organised the National Antarctic expedition which took Scott and Shackleton to the frozen continent.
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Featured image: M.A. Burnett 1842, Wellcome Collection.
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