Henry Hudson (America, My Country Explorers)

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Following the first American voyage, Columbus made three more. Magellan was a Portuguese explorer sailing in a Spanish expedition, and was the first person to sail the Pacific Ocean and around South America. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins 1550s, "fact of discovering;" see discover + -y (1). This inlet they called Port Dalrymple, after the late hydrographer to the Admiralty in England. Poor technology and lack of funds halted those early exploration attempts. Anyone who objectively looked at the evidence can't say that."

I Wonder Why Columbus Crossed the Ocean: and Other Questions

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At each is a large edifice containing a bed covered with silk and everything useful and convenient for a traveller ... here, too, they find full four hundred horses, whom the prince has ordered to be always in waiting to convey them along the principal roads.... They were also looking for new land to claim for their country. With this object in view, he turned his back on home and comfort, and on 20th September 1854 he left Loanda and "the white man's sea," as the black guides called the Atlantic Ocean that washes the shores of West Africa.

Fact Or Fiction: Pirates

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My age, my vigour, my skill are equal to any toil; above all, my passionate desire to see the world and explore the unknown set me all on fire with eagerness." September 1995 - Pioneer 11 ceases making scientific observations, its power source nearly depleted. Included in the presentation is a very special discount offer so watch for it. Cook always sailed with lots of pickled cabbage, which he insisted that the sailors eat. European voyagers brought with them pathogens that caused smallpox, measles, whooping cough, influenza, scarlet fever, and diphtheria.

Samuel de Champlain: Explorer of Canada (Great Explorations

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Questions might include: • Which South American country is closest to Antarctica? • Are the geographic and magnetic South Pole at the same location? • In what mountain range is the Beardmore Glacier located? • For whom were the following locations named: Bellingshausen Sea, Amundsen Sea, Scott Island, Ross Ice Shelf, Shackleton Ice Shelf and Vinson Massif. In order to effectively organize and build upon these remarkable gains in gene research, the Museum established in spring 2001 the Institute for Comparative Genomics, coincident with the opening of the very popular exhibition The Genomic Revolution.

Explorers of the New World, Grades 4 - 7

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For context, the water vapor Herschel measured is significantly less dense than Earth’s atmosphere is even far above the International Space Station, which orbits in what most people consider to be the vacuum of space. Two other mines provided ore for another smelter from 1938 to 1942 (Davies, 1992; Williamson, 1982). We will be in touch to confirm that the topics and dates you selected are available. From the map drawn by Tasman in his "Journal."

History for Kids: Sacagawea and the Lewis & Clark Expedition

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You can read more about it by clicking the picture below. Still they toiled on, till one July day they entered Mongolia and found the headquarters of the Great Khan about half a day's journey from Karakorum. The new year brought little relief. "No wood, no water," occurs constantly in Denham's journal. "Desert as yesterday; high sandhills." A small boat of twenty-five tons, provisioned for twelve weeks, was now put at the disposal of the two friends, Flinders and Bass, to complete the survey of Van Diemen's Land, and in October 1798 they sailed for the south.

Peary and Amundsen Race to the Poles (Beyond the Horizons)

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Six of the dedicatory poems are presented here, in addition to the book's table of contents. [George Peckham, A True Report of the Late Discoveries and Possession, Taken in the Right of the Crown of England, of the Newfound Lands: by that Valiant and Worthy Gentleman, Sir Humphrey Gilbert Knight, 1583] RICHARD HAKLUYT (hak-loot) was an English scholar and writer who compiled numerous accounts of European voyages into the mega-volumes known as Divers Voyages and Principal Navigations.

Vampires (Creepy Creatures (Hardcover))

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Interesting news awaited the explorers, too, at Hobart Town. Westman presents a concise biography of Johannes Kepler: his life, discoveries, and publications. They then established Spanish claim to the California coast, naming various sites and occasionally going ashore to take possession of the land in a formal ceremony. It shows veins of sediments that scientist believe were deposited under water and was an environment once hospitable to life.

Going Along with Lewis and Clark

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The Norwegian expedition had been organized by whaler and ship owner Lars Christensen, who had directed Riiser-Larsen to circumnavigate the continent, make surveys (some by air), and take scientific samples. Among the most successful were John Cabot, Giovanni da Verrazano, Francis Drake, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Francisco Pizarro, and w: David Wang/David Wang By the end of the 16th century, Spain and Portugal dominated trade and territories in Asia and the Americas.

Dutch Colonies in the Americas (Reading Power: European

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The "hero" of this expedition was the infamous Lope de Aguirre. Butternuts were found, which grow only in regions much further south. He set himself to study maps and charts at Lisbon, giving special attention to instruments for making observations at sea. Sir John Barrow, "the father of modern Arctic discovery," Secretary to the Admiralty, now decided to dispatch another expedition to forge this last link and to connect, if possible, the chain of all former discoveries.
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