Pirates (History Explorers series)

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Britain maintained 14 stations, and Argentina, Chile, France, Australia, Belgium, Japan, Norway, South Africa, and New Zealand also participated. Lundin Petroleum received 55 percent of the shares of EnQuest which were distributed to Lundin Petroleum shareholders. In 1584, Sir Walter Raleigh gained a royal charter to found the settlement of Roanoke, located on an island off the coast of North Carolina. Now, finally, after so long, Earth is answering the cosmic invitation, and an ambassador from our planet is about to take up permanent residence there.

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Mountain Men (Frontier Land)

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Though he did not really “discover” the New World–millions of people already lived there–his journeys marked the beginning of centuries of trans-Atlantic conquest and colonization. This great dignitary and the young Englishman made great friends. Winter was coming on, "the nights were long and cold, and the earth was covered with snow." This collection includes works from the archive that have special significance to the historical record of ocean exploration.

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Explore with John Cabot (Travel with the Great Explorers)

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Arrived at Punt, the Egyptian commander pitched his tents upon the shore, to the great astonishment of the inhabitants. "Why have ye come hither unto this land, which the people of Egypt know not?" asked the Chief of Punt. "Have ye come through the sky? A year later he aroused great interest with three Inuit—a man, a woman, and an infant. (Settle refers to them in his report.) Frobisher thought the man and women were husband and wife, but they were not. Sinai, the holy mountain on which Moses received the Ten Commandments.

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Explore with John Franklin (Travel with the Great Explorers)

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As the days passed without sight of land, the sailors grew more and more troubled. JPL grew up with the Space Age and helped bring it into being. In January, Captain James Cook crosses the Antarctic circle and circumnavigates Antarctica, though he doesn't sight land, deposits of rock seen in icebergs showed that a southern continent exists. At the Faroe Islands he let fly three ravens. The first returned, the second came back to the ship, the third guided the navigator to the island which he sought.

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William Kidd and the Pirates of the Indian Ocean

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Caravels were usually built with a double tower at the stern (the aftercastle, or sterncastle) and a single tower (or none) in the bow (the forecastle). John Cabot, originally Giovanni Caboto was born in Genoa, Italy. Archytas mystified and amused the citizens of Tarentum by flying a pigeon made of wood. The admiral, it is true, was blind as those who came after him, and he was so anxious to please the King that he committed irreparable crimes against the Indians....

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Lewis and Clark and Transportation for a New Nation (Chester

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He had been guilty of worse than disobedience, and the very success of the voyage was threatened. It might be from ice sublimating (possibly following a powerful impact that exposed subsurface ice) or perhaps from geysers or even erupting cryovolcanoes (“cold volcanoes”) powered by heat that Ceres has retained since its formation. Here Mass was said and parrots exchanged for paper and cloth. He located but two worthy of any name and he pictured one of them as perfect.

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Lewis and Clark Trail, The: Then and Now (Lewis & Clark

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From a high of 893 in 1958, it dropped to 651 in 1961, grew to 846 by 1972, then dropped again to 743 in 1976. European traders crammed enslaved Africans on ships for the long voyage to the Americas. "Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and, as one small candle may fight a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many, yea in some sort to our whole nation."

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The Travels of Francisco Pizarro (Explorers and Exploration)

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It was my very favorite project of all the things I did during the 24 years I worked at PanCanadian Petroleum (now EnCana Corporation). Unfortunately, their ship Antarctic was crushed in the ice pack after leaving the crew on the island thereby creating two separate groups of explorers. Astronaut Shannon Lucid was left on Mir, becoming the first female Astronaut to crew a Space Station. Synge "If the seas toward the north be navigable we may go to these Spice Islands by a shorter way than Spain and Portugal," said Master Thorne of Bristol—a friend of the Cabots. "But the northern seas are blocked with ice and the northern lands are too cold for man to dwell in," objected some. "There is no land uninhabitable, nor sea unnavigable," was the heroic reply. "It was in this belief, and in this heroic temper, that England set herself to take possession of her heritage, the north.

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K2 in Kashmir (Man Vs Mountain)

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The women attended clan meetings, stood behind the circle of men who spoke and voted, and removed the men from office if they strayed too far from the wishes of the women. Nobu Shirase and lands at the Bay of Whales. 1911: On December 14, Norwegian Roald Amundsen and four team members reach the South Pole. July 12, 1989 - Soviet/International Phobos 2 launched, which orbits Mars to study its surface, atmosphere and magnetic field. The printing press also created its share of trouble as far as some people were concerned.

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The BIG Book of PIRATES & PIRATE FACTS for kids! (All the

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They’re natural outgrowths of literally thousands of years of experimentation and research on rockets and rocket propulsion. She had been built at Woolwich Dockyard; near her lay two human skeletons, a pair of worker slippers, some watches, guns, a Vicar of Wakefield, a small Bible, New Testament, and Prayer Book, seven or eight pairs of boots, some silk handkerchiefs, towels, soap, sponge, combs, twine, nails, shot, and cartridges, needle and thread cases, some tea and chocolate, and a little tobacco.

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