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Sir Christopher Ondaatje Medal for Exploration

How to nominate

Sir Christopher Ondaatje Medal for ExplorationThe Sir Christopher Ondaatje Medal recognizes outstanding Canadian explorers for extraordinary achievement through expedition(s) in Canada or abroad, or a citizen of another country for extraordinary exploratory achievement and expedition(s) within Canada.

Achievements in the realm of geographical exploration and/or discovery, which have fostered a greater appreciation for and understanding of the Canadian land mass, people and/or environment, can be considered. A Canadian whose exploratory achievements transcend Canadian borders, but which make a similar contribution, is also eligible.

How to Nominate

Anyone can submit a nomination – (Except RCGS Expedition Committee, and employees of RCGS and Canadian Geographic).

All nominations must be submitted on-line.

All properly documented nominations received by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society office annually by midnight (Eastern Time) September 5th will be considered.

Nominations will be kept under consideration for a period of three years.

Please see FAQ’s for additional information and guidance.

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