Laika the Space Dog: First Hero in Outer Space (Animal

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. June 27, 1997 - NEAR (Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous) probe passes the asteroid Mathilde on its way to meeting up with 433 Eros. In 1979, Phillips Petroleum appraised the South Tano discovery and made gas and condensate find on the satellite 1S-3AX structure down dip of the main field. Through the Treaty of Tordesillas the two countries agreed to divide up the New World. This was the first experimental use of a purely electronic navigation system by the Coast and Geodetic Survey and was an outgrowth of World War II aerial navigation developments. (NOAA Photo Library).

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The Secrets of Uranus (Planets)

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Yet boundaries of acceptable behavior were firmly set. They established nearly a dozen colonies, sending swarms of immigrants to populate the land. The continuing search for a northern passage to Asia inspired English efforts under Martin Frobisher (1576–1578) and John Davis (1585–1587), who sailed eastward, and Francis Drake (1577–1580), who sailed westward. The productive capacity of the land had caught up with the population, and the average European could now eat more.

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Exploring the West: Tales of Courage on the Lewis and Clark

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Condition and extent of the natural oyster beds and barren bottoms of Lavaca Bay, Texas. But though many of the papers were lost, the "Learned and Faithful Dampier" as he is called, the "Prince of Voyagers," has left us accounts of his adventures unequalled in those strenuous ocean-going days for their picturesque and graphic details. But his evident intelligence earned him a scholarship to the University of Tübingen to study for the Lutheran ministry. S. docking with the Russian space station and the first by a shuttle other than Atlantis.

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Edwin Hubble : The Expanding Universe (A Short Biography for

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In Matthew Restall’s history, Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest the author stated that the Spanish routinely took native rulers hostage. “Pizarro’s famous capture of Atahualpa at Cajamarca in 1532 is either taken as exceptional and ingenious as Cortes’ seizure of Moctezuma or assumed to be an imitation of the Mexican case.” Not only was Pizarro’s capture of Atahualpa unoriginal since it was done before him, it was purely a military tactic. Do the research, then debate the importance of each expedition, including the personality and role of the expedition’s leaders and impact of society and world conditions on the expedition.

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The Mayflower

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Great Art Thefts (Treasure Hunters)

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Great things are achieved only by great exertions, and glory was never the reward of sloth. Lundin Petroleum spins-off its UK business into a newly formed company, EnQuest. Columbus did not realize he had discovered a new continent, but believed he was somewhere off the coast of India or Japan. Surveying one millennium of discovery and exploration, Voyages inspires and awes with its beauty and history, and carries us forward into the exhilarating possibilities of the next.

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The Story of Exploration and Discovery (Journey Through

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A wide array of powerful and versatile rockets had to be built as the demand for more and larger payloads increased. Put Pytheas the Greek in the context of his time and place, sketching the Mediterranean as a cradle of civilization and examining how word of his voyage influenced later exploration. x Consider religious motivations for exploration. By the time he left to chart the Australian east coast at the beginning of April 1770, he mapped the entire coastline, confirming that New Zealand was not a vast southern continent.

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The Nile River (Explorer Tales)

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Women were important and respected in Iroquois society. Zhang Qian is even provided with a wife, by whom he has a son. By the 1870s, gold prospectors, who had migrated northwards along the east cost of Australia, progressed to the islands of Papua New Guinea. The mission produces a three-dimensional map of about 80% of the world's landmass. The film shows Pizarro almost uncaring of the new wealth he had acquired; instead, he appears solely focused on his spiritual wonderings and the existential answers he hoped Atahualpa’s resurrection might provide.

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The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became

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He tells us a good story about the "Lord of India," who always went to war with two thousand elephants. "Once upon a time this king would lay siege to an island city of the Indians, which was on every side protected by water. He begins his book with a detailed account of southern Spain. For each of the following sections - Polynesian and European explorers - we have prefaced the links with a brief overview of the topic, including some discussion of the differing interpretations historians and others make regarding the discovery and exploration of this country.

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Buried in Ice

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During the final days of World War II this technology was obtained by both the Americans and Soviets as were its designers. It was from their self-knowledge they spoke. Or should he be condemned as a man responsible for an "American Holocaust," a man who brought devastating European and Asian diseases to unprotected native peoples, who disrupted the American ecosystem, and who initiated the Atlantic slave trade? These directories will help you find more information about Viking expansion, the silk road, early seafaring monks and more.

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