Adventurers | Explorers

Adventurers are often called explorers. They are seeking something new, such as a new world or new experiences. They often have to undergo grueling travel to get there. Famous fictional adventurers include Phineas Fogg, who, to win a wager, circumnavigated the globe in 80 days, using various forms of transport. In real life, Nellie Bly, an American journalist, decided to beat his record. On the morning of 25 January, 1890 she stepped off the train in New Jersey, having completed her 24,899-mile journey around the globe in 72 days. Nice one, Nellie.

How do you become an adventurer?

You can become an adventurer by diving into the type of adventure that you find interesting and exciting. Then build up the skills necessary for your adventure, travel the world, and meet other people. You can also make your adventure your career to sustain your dreams and future adventures.

What does it mean to be a modern explorer?

A modern explorer pushes the limits of exploration and goes on adventures in various places of the world. Modern explorers include astronauts that explore space beyond Earth, sea divers who explore the depths of the water and mountaineers who adventure into the tallest mountains of the world.

Why do humans seek adventure?

Humans seek adventure because we naturally crave it and seek adventures that have a deep impact. Humans have it engrained in their DNA to explore and seek fun. An adventure is known to improve self-competency, be empowering, improve trust, and increase social bonding if achieved in a group setting.

Adventurers Guides
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5’8” | 1.73 m
Amelia Earhart
173.000
188000
3D
Amelia Earhart
6’0” | 1.83 m
Bear Grylls
183.000
126000
3D
Bear Grylls
5’10” | 1.78 m
Buzz Aldrin
178.000
211000
3D
Buzz Aldrin
6’0” | 1.83 m (Estimated)
February 12, 1809
Charles Darwin
183.000
1809.00
104000
3D
Charles Darwin
6’1” | 1.85 m
Back to the Future (1985)
Doc Brown
185.000
1985.00
25700
3D
Doc Brown
5’7” | 1.70 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Elizabeth Swann
170.000
2003.00
8800
3D
Elizabeth Swann
6’1” | 1.85 m
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones
185.000
1981.00
266000
3D
Indiana Jones
5'10" | 1.78 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Jack Sparrow
178.000
2003.00
56000
3D
Jack Sparrow
5’10” | 1.78 m
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966)
James T. Kirk
178.000
1966.00
55300
3D
James T. Kirk
5’10” | 1.78 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Jean-Luc Picard
178.000
1987.00
26300
3D
Jean-Luc Picard
5’6” | 1.68 m
Tomb Raider (2018)
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
168.000
2018.00
101950
3D
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
5’7” | 1.70 m
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
170.000
2001.00
105100
3D
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
5’4” | 1.63 m
Back to the Future (1985)
Marty McFly
163.000
1985.00
48000
3D
Marty McFly
5’11” | 1.80 m
Neil Armstrong
180.000
373000
3D
Neil Armstrong
5’11” | 1.80 m
Steve Irwin
180.000
795000
3D
Steve Irwin
5’11” | 1.80 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Will Turner
180.000
2003.00
10000
3D
Will Turner
Bear Grylls
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Bear Grylls in relation to other adventurers

Edward Michael Grylls, better known as Bear Grylls, is a British adventurer and television presenter who is considered one of the most well known faces of survival. He had a passion for discovery from a young age, having an innate curiosity about the exploration of new places. He garnered attention after taking off on several adventures, becoming more widely known for his Emmy Award-nominated television series Man vs. Wild where he showed viewers means of survival after being dropped in various locations. From there, Grylls went on to be involved with other series following the same wilderness survival theme.

Bear Grylls has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bear Grylls labeled with overall height
Edward Michael Grylls, better known as Bear Grylls, is a British adventurer and television presenter who is considered one of the most well known faces of survival. He had a passion for discovery from a young age, having an innate curiosity about the exploration of new places.

Bear Grylls has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bear Grylls labeled with overall height
Bear Grylls
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Given Name: Edward Michael Grylls

Nationality: England

Birthday: June 7, 1974

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Captain Jack Sparrow
Size comparison drawings of Jack Sparrow comparing the heights of other related adventurers

Jack Sparrow, or Captain Jack Sparrow, is a fictional character and the main antihero of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. He is one of the nine pirate lords of the seven seas and is distinguished by his means of survival through cleverness and trickery rather than by sheer strength. He more often chooses the option of flight over fight when faced with a dangerous situation and lives under the impression that a pirate can also be an honorable man. The character is played by Johnny Depp who likened Jack Sparrow to that of a modern rock star.

Jack Sparrow is portrayed by Johnny Depp with a height of 5'10" (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Jack Sparrow with height measurements
Jack Sparrow, or Captain Jack Sparrow, is a fictional character and the main antihero of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. He is one of the nine pirate lords of the seven seas and is distinguished by his means of survival through cleverness and trickery rather than by sheer strength.

Jack Sparrow is portrayed by Johnny Depp with a height of 5'10" (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Jack Sparrow with height measurements
Captain Jack Sparrow
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Johnny Depp
Birthday
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

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Doc Brown | Emmett Brown
Size comparison drawings of Doc Brown (Emmett Brown) comparing the heights of other related scientists

Emmett 'Doc' Brown is the fictional scientist that is featured in the film series, Back to the Future, and is also the inventor of the time machine. Doc Brown is also a physicist and blacksmith. He produced the time machine from a 1981 DeLorean sports car. Doc Brown’s appearance and mannerisms are influenced by Leopold Stokowski and Albert Einstein and is characterized by his loud personality, and facial expressions. Nicolaus Copernicus, Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Edison are among his favorite scientists and theorists. One of his most famous lines is, “Great Scott!”

Doc Brown (Emmett Brown) has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Doc Brown (Emmett Brown) with height measurements
Emmett 'Doc' Brown is the fictional scientist that is featured in the film series, Back to the Future, and is also the inventor of the time machine. Doc Brown is also a physicist and blacksmith. He produced the time machine from a 1981 DeLorean sports car.

Doc Brown (Emmett Brown) has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Doc Brown (Emmett Brown) with height measurements
Doc Brown | Emmett Brown
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Fields: Physics, smithing

Portrayed by: Christopher Lloyd

Given Name
Emmett Lathrop Brown
Birthday
Back to the Future (1985)

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Elizabeth Swann
Height comparison diagram of Elizabeth Swann compared to other adventurers

Portrayed by actress Keira Knightly, Elizabeth Swann is one of the main, fictional characters of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. She first uses an alternate name, Elizabeth Turner, as an alias until actually marrying Will Turner and taking up his surname as her own. She seeks a life of adventure and has a curiosity about piracy and life at sea, feeling limited in her freedom due to her gender and social class. Through the series, Elizabeth Swan’s arc takes her from a young girl in need of rescuing to a courageous pirate herself noted for her spirit and independent thinking.

Elizabeth Swann is portrayed by Keira Knightley with a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Elizabeth Swann with overall height
Portrayed by actress Keira Knightly, Elizabeth Swann is one of the main, fictional characters of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. She first uses an alternate name, Elizabeth Turner, as an alias until actually marrying Will Turner and taking up his surname as her own.

Elizabeth Swann is portrayed by Keira Knightley with a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Elizabeth Swann with overall height
Elizabeth Swann
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Keira Knightley
Birthday
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

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Charles Darwin
Height comparison diagram of Charles Darwin compared to other scientists

Charles Darwin was an English naturalist, genealogist, and biologist known for his studies and contributions to the science of human evolution. Charles Darwin strongly believed that all species originated from a common ancestor. He published his theory along with evidence in his book, On the Origin of Species in 1859. Charles Darwin’s evolution theory is now accepted by everyone and is considered a foundation concept in science. Currently, Charles Darwin is regarded as one of the most influential figures in human history. Charles Darwin died on April 19, 1882 at the age of 73. 

Charles Darwin had an estimated height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Charles Darwin with overall height
Charles Darwin was an English naturalist, genealogist, and biologist known for his studies and contributions to the science of human evolution. Charles Darwin strongly believed that all species originated from a common ancestor. He published his theory and evidence in 'On the Origin of Species'.

Charles Darwin had an estimated height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Charles Darwin with overall height
Charles Darwin
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Nationality: England

Fields: Natural history, geology, biology

Death: April 19, 1882 (73)

Given Name
Charles Robert Darwin
Birthday
February 12, 1809

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