Great Civilizations of the East: The Illustrated History

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Space exploration started in the 20th century with the invention of exo-atmospheric rockets. Some scholars think that Hanno reached only the desert edge south of the Atlas; other scholars identify the “deep river infested with crocodiles and hippopotamuses” with the Sénégal River; and still others believe that the island where men “scampered up steep rocks and pelted us with stones” was an island off the coast of Sierra Leone.

Exploring the St. Lawrence River Region (Exploring the

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Charles Haywood Murphy, Sr. arrives in El Dorado, Arkansas. In early 2003, Lundin Petroleum takes its first step onto the Norwegian Continental shelf by acquiring 75 percent of the shareholding in OER oil, a Norwegian E&P company for NOK 30 million. They went from island to island in the Caribbean, taking Indians as captives. It's the story of all of the people who worked so hard to explore and understand Fern Cave, the greatest cave in Alabama and one of the finest caves in the United States.

Shipwrecks (Legends of the Sea)

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Vasco Nunez De Balboa (America, My Country Explorers)

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In 1973, Russian space probe Mars 2 explored Mars, the fourth planet of the solar system. The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. The 'articles' page of the Celtic New Zealand website offers a range of material for those interested in claims about an ancient Celtic presence in New Zealand. From the Adirondacks to the Great Lakes, in what is now Pennsylvania and upper New York, lived the most powerful of the northeastern tribes, the League of the Iroquois, which included the Mohawks (People of the Flint), Oneidas (People of the Stone), Onondagas (People of the Mountain), Cayugas (People at the Landing), and Senecas (Great Hill People), thousands of people bound together by a common Iroquois language.

Exploring the Titanic

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International Petroleum is founded by Adolf H. Immediately upon the return of the Victoria, European sailing ships began trying to duplicate the voyage, including an expedition led by surviving captain Elcano. Users can research people, places, events and other popular topics of interest, as well as ancestry and military records. A young Amerigo Vespucci is on the right (face immediately to the left of the Madonna) of this Vespucci family group in a fresco by Ghirlandaio in the church of Ognissanti, Florence (look up to the lunette over the Ghirlandaio fresco immediately to the right inside the main entrance) In 1507 an otherwise obscure German clergyman and amateur geographer called Waldseemuller, and a small medieval think tank he ran, published an "Introduction to Cosmography" in which they included a massive blob of a new continent south of the Equator which they named "America" after Amerigo.

The Most Haunted Places in the World (Spooked)

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Over the years the spacecrafts have been work horses, taking satellites and other valuable payload into orbit. In Britain, Chain and Abraham continued to work on the structure of the penicillin molecule, aided by the X-ray crystallographic work of Dorothy Hodgkin, also at Oxford. Fourteen hours of daily work left little time for reading, but he educated himself, till at nineteen he was resolved to be a medical missionary. "In the glow of love which Christianity inspires, I resolved to devote my life to the alleviation of human misery."

The Dreadful Truth: The Northwest Passage

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His project to sail west gained support, and with one small ship, the Matthew, he set out in May 1497, taking a course due west from Dursey Head, Ireland. Indeed, he wanted to impress the wild German people on the other side with a sense of the vast power of the Roman Empire. Later the Spaniards made permanent settlements in the southwest. In this spirit they had faced the terrors of the Sahara Desert, and in the tenth century reached the land of the negroes, found the Niger, and established schools and mosques westward of Timbuktu.

Pioneers (Frontier Land)

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Undoubtedly strong, the Discovery was flawed in many ways during her building. Rolly Jardine, a court reporter at Lethbridge, told me that he and Justice Cullen both claimed Alberta's first gas discovery was made at their home town. Newmont Australia Limited acquired Australmin Holdings Limited and merged with BHP Gold Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of BHP Limited). Due to the efforts of these and many other explorers, by 1800 the myth of a vast southern continent had been dispelled and virtually the entire Pacific basin had been charted and its diverse cultures brought to the attention of the West.

A Voyage of Discovery (v. 1)

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The amount of knowledge which the Peary expeditions have contributed to science is incalculable. He was born in Saint Malo, France in 1491. Oleson made the same argument in an otherwise excellent article on "The Northern Approaches to Canada," co-authored with W. Having reached the Cape de Verde Islands in safety, the object of the expedition could no longer remain a secret, and Drake led his squadron boldly across the Atlantic Ocean.

Francisco Vasquez De Coronado (Explorers Set 1)

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Although some astronomers had searched, their efforts had not yielded a new planet. Although the expedition did not reach its intended latitude, the sea path to Nueva Galicia was now secure and ready for other Spanish expeditions soon to follow in the wake of these intrepid sea goers. Transferred in 1925 from the files of the Office of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, the collection consists of twelve manuscript maps associated with the planning of the Lewis and Clark overland expedition to the mouth of the Columbia River from 1803 to 1806 and activities relating to William Clark's official duties as superintendent of Indian Affairs at St.
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