David Livingstone Centenary Medal

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The David Livingstone Centenary Medal was founded at the initiative of the Hispanic Society of America in March 1913, on the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of the great African traveler, Dr. David Livingstone.  The medal is awarded by AGS “…for scientific achievement in the field of Geography of the Southern Hemisphere.”  Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor of Mt. Rushmore, was the designer of the medal.

American Geographical Society – David Livingstone Centenary Medal