The Explorer's League is a conglomerate group of explorers (mostly of Dwarven origin) who seek to reveal the secrets of Azeroth's creation. Their headquarters are in Ironforge, spanning the majority of the Sixth Depth of the city. Notable members of the League include [Arathanar Stouthammer], Brann Bronzebeard, Muninn Magellas, Tomli Magellas, and formally, Magni Bronzebeard.
The Explorer's League was originally a private organization formed in -31, shortly before the First War. At the time, it was run out of the Weary Boots Tavern in Ironforge, where the inn's basement served as a hidden archive for the League's findings. Founded by Arrus Magellas, the League quickly ducked under the Throne's sight after a dispute over the legality of their existence. Magni Bronzebeard has only recently ascended to the Throne, and Madoran's policies against the League remained.
Current archive administrator Arathanar Stouthammer joined the League as an apprentice artifact researcher in -21, under the cover of being a courier for the King. He was inducted by Dundalus Bluntnose, a League member who also taught as a schoolteacher.
After the First War, the Ironforge Army began a draft, through which most of the League was sucked into the army. The Siege of Khaz Modan almost dissolved the League, but an Imperial Order from Magni Bronzebeard as the siege began to break ended the draft just in time for the scattered prospectors to protect their secret.
The League would enjoy relative peace until 18, when a routine mining expedition in the Badlands would uncover Uldaman. The revealing of the Titan's existence and the origins of the Dwarven race heralded a massive upheaval in dwarven culture, including a mass abandonment of the Church of the Holy Light. By the same token, the League and the King finally made amends to start a joint effort to discover the truth behind Uldaman, under the condition that the Royal Family would enter the organization directly, but the League would receive it's own portion of the city.
Arrus's two twin sons, Tomli and Muninn, would stay on as High Explorers, with Brann Bronzebeard being promoted to the post as well, as well as Magni becoming the official Grand Explorer.
The League currently operates in Ironforge. The entry to the League may be found in the public Hall of Explorers in the Fifth Depth, while private elevators descend to the workshops and archives in the Sixth Depth.
The Archives of the Explorer's League are spread throughout the Sixth Depth, and are orginized by importance and rarity. Both text and artifacts are stored in the great Library.
The reputation number in parentheses is for completing the initial quest, not the repeatable version.