Category «Exploration & Discovery»

John Cabot (Exp-New) (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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We hailed its appearance with shouts of joy, and rested on the spot to enjoy the view. In October, operations at the Telfer mine in Western Australia were suspended due to high production costs. As a major whaling centre Dundee�s shipyards had long experience of constructing ships robust enough to travel through the Arctic pack ice. The archaeologists don’t yet have enough evidence to confirm that Vikings built the hearth. When oil came gushing into Texas early in the 20th century, the changes were even more profound.

Titanic and Other Lost Ships (Lost and Found)

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A trade in gold was set up by Balboa, who became governor of the new colony formed by the Spaniards; but the greed of these foreigners quite disgusted the native prince of these parts. "What is this, Christians? In addition to a new translation based on the Franco-Italian "F" manuscript of Polo's text, this edition... more... Rejlander (1813-75) 'Two ways of Life' and Henry Peach Robinson (1830-1901) 'Fading Away'. The boats were of skin, fully laden with laughing and chattering natives, men, women, and children, who indicated by cries and gesticulations that they wished to come on board.

Explorers and Mapmakers (In Search of the Past)

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The sun and our solar system in relation to the Milky Way galaxy. They are known as T-maps, being divided into three parts—Europe, Asia, and Africa. His basic strategy, was to enter an Indian town, capture the chief, demand provision, then move to the next village, capture that chief, then release to chief from the previous village. The German Meteor expedition surveys the South Atlantic with echo sounders, proving the continuity of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

John Cabot (America, My Country Explorers)

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By looking for these missing slices of the star’s light spectrum, scientists can tell which constituents are present in that alien atmosphere. In: Reports on the results of dredging by the U. Portugal, Spain, France, and England were transformed from small territories into nation-states with centralized authority in the hands of monarchs who were able to direct and finance overseas exploration. Within several decades of the earliest coastal explorations of North America, European adventurers headed into the interior. "Adventurers" is the fitting word here, for more cautious men would have balked at heading into such vast unknowns.

Trapped in the Arctic (Book 16) (Exploring the Frozen North)

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Ironically, though Kuiper speculated that such a distant disc of objects might have formed in the early solar system, he did not think it remained. The night before the start Alexander discovered that his troops were now so heavily laden with spoils that they were quite unfit for the long march. Synge "Where Orinoco, in his pride, Rolls to the main no tribute tide, But 'gainst broad Ocean wages far A rival sea of roaring war; While in ten thousand eddies driven The billows fling their foam to heaven; And the pale pilot seeks in vain Where rolls the river, where the main."

America's Horrible Histories #03 Are We There Yet?

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Students and adults working in a laboratory setting need to come dressed appropriately for the environment. The Middle East would soon become one of the world's leading sources for fossil fuels. Then he headed west, with his own complement of native slaves, to continue his mostly fruitless search for gold and other goods. A hero to some, a villain to others, Cook is depicted from different points of view: as an historic figure of the great stature to the British Royal Navy of the 18th Century and contemporary western culture, and as an exploiter of the Indigenous peoples he came across.

Around The World In A Hundred Years (Turtleback School &

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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. In his drive to gather riches, Columbus (and later conquistadors) enslaved and decimated the local populations. June 6, 1971 - Soyuz 11 carried Cosmonauts G. They sailed on— "To the west of them was the ocean, To the right the desolate shore." till they had passed the North Cape, already discovered by Othere, the old sea-captain who dwelt in Helgoland.

Stories of the Pilgrims

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As the shiploads of gold reached the shores of Spain, more and more adventurers flocked over to the New World. The desert winds scorched him, the sand choked him, the heavens above were like brass, the earth beneath as the floor of an oven. The discovery, however, was one of little importance as there was no passage. Synge It was shortly to be followed by a yet more brilliant feat by a yet more brilliant navigator, "the most illustrious that the world has seen."

A Right Fine Life: Kit Carson on the Santa Fe Trail

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It all reads like an old fairy tale to us to-day, for we have our maps and charts and know the whereabouts of every country and island about the tideless Mediterranean. Navy during the heady years of NASA's creation, the Space Race and the Cold War, during which time he got to know Shepard. New Amsterdam was renamed New York, Fort Orange was renamed Fort Albany. Vincent," says his faithful explorer and servant, Diego Gomez, "and of that sickness he died." In 1914 Henry Rose Carter and Rudolph H. von Ezdorf of the USPHS requested and received funds from the U.

The Industrial Revolution: Age of Invention (Discovery

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From their first encounter they were accepted well by the natives, the natives were fascinated by the pale white skin of the Frenchmen and their longboat. Don’t get us wrong: familiarity with the individual explorers is helpful (that’s why we gave you the chart), but you should understand the explorer’s contributions within the larger context of the age. Where I first sighted it, the Lualaba was fourteen hundred yards wide, pale grey in colour, winding slowly from south and by east. Jesuits told the Natives that the plague they suffered was a result of angering God by sinning and refusing to accept Him.