Lewis and Clark (Pioneering Explorers)

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It must have been a scene like fairyland, for, as Davis remarked, there was "no ice towards the north, but a great sea, free, large, very salt and blue, and of an unsearchable depth." With only twenty people on board it reached Spain three years after it had set out. Though the number of Antarctic research stations dropped to 33 by 1960 and reached a low of 30 in 1964, there has been a slow increase ever since.

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It must have been a scene like fairyland, for, as Davis remarked, there was "no ice towards the north, but a great sea, free, large, very salt and blue, and of an unsearchable depth." With only twenty people on board it reached Spain three years after it had set out. Though the number of Antarctic research stations dropped to 33 by 1960 and reached a low of 30 in 1964, there has been a slow increase ever since.

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De Soto: Hernando de Soto Explores the Southeast (Exploring

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Yokohama was one of the first ports that Japan opened to foreign trade, at the insistence of the American government. S. financed module provides communications, electrical power, and attitude control for the station until the arrival of the third module (Zvezda, in July 2000). But what of the ancient Chinese who were trading in these same waters at least 2500 years ago? One after another now dropped down and died, and death seemed to be claiming Franklin, THE FROZEN NORTH 249 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

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Yokohama was one of the first ports that Japan opened to foreign trade, at the insistence of the American government. S. financed module provides communications, electrical power, and attitude control for the station until the arrival of the third module (Zvezda, in July 2000). But what of the ancient Chinese who were trading in these same waters at least 2500 years ago? One after another now dropped down and died, and death seemed to be claiming Franklin, THE FROZEN NORTH 249 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

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Daily Life in a Covered Wagon

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He visited Queen Charlotte Sound for a week, using it as a base as Cook had. It also claims that: Hawaiians had a big impact in the early history of the Pacific Northwest. Some of them have big beards and long hair, whilst others clip their hair short as a sign that they are Christians. Telescopes and spacecraft bear his name, as does a region in Chile. Quiros supposed that this was the continent for which he was searching, and gave it the name of "Terra Australis del Espirito Santo."

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He visited Queen Charlotte Sound for a week, using it as a base as Cook had. It also claims that: Hawaiians had a big impact in the early history of the Pacific Northwest. Some of them have big beards and long hair, whilst others clip their hair short as a sign that they are Christians. Telescopes and spacecraft bear his name, as does a region in Chile. Quiros supposed that this was the continent for which he was searching, and gave it the name of "Terra Australis del Espirito Santo."

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Aliens (Creepy Creatures (Hardcover))

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He was anxious to go north through Russia to the Land of Darkness, of which he had heard such wonderful tales. Convinced the Spice Islands were only a short sail away, Magellan led his ships across the Pacific, discovering the Marianas Islands and Guam. Littering surrounding rocks they found numerous centuries-old letterings. To reinforce his claim, Mestigoit scrutinizes the behavior of LaForgue, dubbing any peculiarity as sorcery.

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He was anxious to go north through Russia to the Land of Darkness, of which he had heard such wonderful tales. Convinced the Spice Islands were only a short sail away, Magellan led his ships across the Pacific, discovering the Marianas Islands and Guam. Littering surrounding rocks they found numerous centuries-old letterings. To reinforce his claim, Mestigoit scrutinizes the behavior of LaForgue, dubbing any peculiarity as sorcery.

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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Viking Explorer!

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They hoped they were on the Kamchatka coast, but they were actually on an island that was 115 miles away. Taking about 2,000 images of the planet, this probe shows the entire life of a dust storm, evidence of Martian streams, ponds, oceans, and underground water drainage systems. They had very little food or supplies left, but they were back. For instance, he wanted the war parties (called) in before he started unarmed upon his mission of peace. Stefansson, who has made notable contributions to the explorations of the Arctic; and (last, but not least) the officers of the Canadian Geological Survey, who have been engaged for three-quarters of a century in tracing the details of the map of Canada, in all sorts of out-of-the-way places.

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They hoped they were on the Kamchatka coast, but they were actually on an island that was 115 miles away. Taking about 2,000 images of the planet, this probe shows the entire life of a dust storm, evidence of Martian streams, ponds, oceans, and underground water drainage systems. They had very little food or supplies left, but they were back. For instance, he wanted the war parties (called) in before he started unarmed upon his mission of peace. Stefansson, who has made notable contributions to the explorations of the Arctic; and (last, but not least) the officers of the Canadian Geological Survey, who have been engaged for three-quarters of a century in tracing the details of the map of Canada, in all sorts of out-of-the-way places.

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Ice Wreck (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

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The first landing on an asteroid was performed by the NEAR Shoemaker probe in 2000, following an orbital survey of the object. It was the Puritan Church in England, stimulated by the patriotism of the Dutch Protestants, which established our eighteenth century, was externalized in the French Revolution. Because of their ignorance of the large size of the African continent, the Portuguese were obsessed with conquering Morocco in North Africa, which they saw as a stepping stone to control the gold trade.

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The first landing on an asteroid was performed by the NEAR Shoemaker probe in 2000, following an orbital survey of the object. It was the Puritan Church in England, stimulated by the patriotism of the Dutch Protestants, which established our eighteenth century, was externalized in the French Revolution. Because of their ignorance of the large size of the African continent, the Portuguese were obsessed with conquering Morocco in North Africa, which they saw as a stepping stone to control the gold trade.

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Exploring The North Pole: The Story Of Robert Edwin Peary

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Second, their position on the southwest corner of Europe was excellent for exploring southward around Africa and westward toward South America. First, though it is convenient to associate discovery with the coastline, and exploration with the interior, these categories constantly overlap in a single continuous process: discoverers explore and explorers discover. Dease, Thomas Simpson, George Back, and John Rae —inspired by the efforts of John Barrow, took up the challenge of the Arctic.

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Second, their position on the southwest corner of Europe was excellent for exploring southward around Africa and westward toward South America. First, though it is convenient to associate discovery with the coastline, and exploration with the interior, these categories constantly overlap in a single continuous process: discoverers explore and explorers discover. Dease, Thomas Simpson, George Back, and John Rae —inspired by the efforts of John Barrow, took up the challenge of the Arctic.

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Hernando Cortez (with Illustrations)

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The French Voygeurs had great canoe handling skills but could not swim. The islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon were France's only remaining possessions north of the Caribbean. Aguirre, before the trip was over, had seized leadership of the expedition, declared himself King of Peru, wrote a nasty and insubordinate letter to the King of Spain, and quickly and gruesomely dispatched any and all who might, or might not be plotting against him.

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The French Voygeurs had great canoe handling skills but could not swim. The islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon were France's only remaining possessions north of the Caribbean. Aguirre, before the trip was over, had seized leadership of the expedition, declared himself King of Peru, wrote a nasty and insubordinate letter to the King of Spain, and quickly and gruesomely dispatched any and all who might, or might not be plotting against him.

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Sir Francis Drake (Great Explorers (Chelsea House))

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Instead, the governors were replaced with successors from Spain. The Portuguese named it the Cape of Good Hope because they were hopeful of finding a passageway to India. Francisco Hernandez de C�rdoba - sailed from Havana on February 8th, 1517, to kidnap Indian slaves to replenish Cuba, of its already depleted Indians. The fonds consists of a photographic record of a journey up the B. Were the Dutch explorers really the first discoverers of Australia?

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Instead, the governors were replaced with successors from Spain. The Portuguese named it the Cape of Good Hope because they were hopeful of finding a passageway to India. Francisco Hernandez de C�rdoba - sailed from Havana on February 8th, 1517, to kidnap Indian slaves to replenish Cuba, of its already depleted Indians. The fonds consists of a photographic record of a journey up the B. Were the Dutch explorers really the first discoverers of Australia?

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Louisiana Purchase

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As well, many libraries hold Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation (12 vols.; Glasgow: James MacLehose & Sons, 1903-05), of which the second volume is most useful for Newfoundland history. The colonists had destroyed within six months a way of life that had outlasted British history by tens of thousands of years, and the people soon realised that the trespassers were committed to nothing less than total occupation of the land.

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As well, many libraries hold Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation (12 vols.; Glasgow: James MacLehose & Sons, 1903-05), of which the second volume is most useful for Newfoundland history. The colonists had destroyed within six months a way of life that had outlasted British history by tens of thousands of years, and the people soon realised that the trespassers were committed to nothing less than total occupation of the land.

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