Coronado: Francisco Vazquez de Coronado Explores the

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As the August days passed on, they tried to get out of their prison, but it was impossible, and there was nothing for it but to winter "in great cold, poverty, misery, and grief" in this bleak and barren spot. Captain Pelsart charged the master with the loss of the ship, and asked him "in what part of the world he thought they were." "God only knows that," replied the master, adding that the ship was fast on a bank hitherto undiscovered.

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John Cabot (Great Explorers)

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Beebe named several new species of deep-sea animals but these observations were met with controversy, some critics claiming that these fish were mere illusions. Find out about his life, achievements and more... On its face it was the dream of a madman. In the beginning, his moral-suasion project was sarcastically dubbed the sugar plum speculation. These voyages of exploration are described in great detail in his The General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles, which also includes his famous map of the Chesapeake Bay.

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition (True Books: Westward

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A Portuguese seaman describes the "marvellous sight" of captives gathered on the African shore and recounts how other Africans "marvelled at the sight" of their ship. Lisa Wu, director of the Oceanography & Geophysical Systems Lab at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va., has prepared “Teacher Notes: High Tech Treasure Hunting or It’s the Journey, Not the Destination.” Refer to these for more ideas to use this resource.

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Rocks and Minerals of The World: Geology for Kids -

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Maybe you're one of the sailors who stayed behind in la Navidad... Amid a salute of many guns and much cheering the little party, with some Canadian rowers, started off for Cumberland House, one of the forts belonging to the Hudson Bay Company. Please note that we do not have a cafeteria or room in which students can eat a snack or lunch. To carry out a program of animal experiments and clinical trials the team needed to process up to 500 liters a week of mold filtrate. Jacques Cartier made three voyages to Canada in 1534, 1535–36 and 1541–42.

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Handbook Of Pirates

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Caravels used triangular sails that, unlike traditional square sails, allowed ships to sail against the wind. Then they moved southward, seeking warmth and land, in a trek lasting thousands of years that took them into North America, then Central and South America. Other significant collections that pertain to the discovery and exploration of America include materials collected by Henry Harrisse, Johann Georg Kohl, and Woodbury Lowery.

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Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (Richard Jackson Books

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Was there a great landmass somewhere in the vastness of the southern oceans—a Terra Australis (“southern land”) that would balance the northern continents? Upon their return, “they told things…unbelievable by me,” says Herodotus, “namely that in sailing round Libya they had the sun on the right hand.” Whatever he thought of the story of the sun, Herodotus was inclined to believe in the voyage: “Libya, that is Africa, shows that it has sea all round except the part that borders on Asia .” Strabo records another story with the same theme: one Eudoxus, returning from a voyage to India about 108 bce, was blown far to the south of Cape Guardafui.

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Hudson: Henry Hudson Searches for a Passage to Asia

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On January 29, 1947 Argentina established a base at Gamma Island. James Bruce, athletic, daring, standing six feet four, seemed at the age of twenty-four made for a life of travel and adventure. From here the Endeavour continued to Cape Turnagain, turning to coast the East Cape and the Bay of Plenty. To this end Anthony Jenkinson, "a resolute and intelligent gentleman," was selected, and "with four tall, well-appointed ships he sailed on 12th May 1557 toward the land of Russia."

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Robert Peary vs. Frederick Cook: Race to the North Pole

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It is remarkable that Dawn will single-handedly explore around 40 percent of the asteroid belt’s mass. An extensive drilling campaign conducted by Sasol in 2003 which included exploration and production wells in the Pande/Temane Block allowed the expansion of gas reserves and the discovery of Inhassoro Gas Field, making total of 5.504 trillion cubic feet (TCF). What creature was the inspiration for the helicopter? The white circle indicates the area where the majority of exoplanets have been found with current telescopes.

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Across a Dark and Wild Sea (Single Titles)

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The original Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery set sail from London on December 20, 1606, bound for Virginia. The self-proclaimed greatness of the aggressors was often times blown out of proportion. Government patrol officers who entered new territories panned to test drainage systems for gold, and between 1933 and 1939 Jim Taylor and John Black identified gold downstream from Porgera. The wind suddenly rose, too, and rent the ice into great pieces, so they had to content themselves by getting a few of their ivory teeth, which they reported to be half an ell long.

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Sailing the Unknown

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Early one morning at sunrise, he stepped over the sleeping negroes, seized his bundle, jumped on to his horse, and rode away as hard as he could. The spacecraft continues to operate, mapping the planet and measuring radiation. The 1987 stock market crash brought the 1980s gold exploration boom to an abrupt end in Papua New Guinea and indeed throughout the world. Ibn stayed on shore praying in the mosque till starting-time. The next generation of Central and Northern Italians were to emerge from the flames as the drivers of the Italian Renaissance, which gathered pace swiftly as the dreadful thirteen hundreds faded into history.

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