Category Archives: Exploration & Discovery

Exploring Deserts (The Story of Exploration)

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There had been many books, said the Eskimos, but they had been destroyed by the weather. The spirit of exploration dominated every adventurous young Spaniard, and among those living in the West Indies there were many ready to give up all for the golden countries in the West, rumours of which were always reaching their ears. Therefore, a question lingers, who are the real savages? Cook and his wife Elizabeth have been together for only four of their 16 years of marriage but he is ready to leave his growing family once more.

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The Way People Live - Life on an Everest Expedition

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What is true for New England is, as would be expected, even plainer for the rest of the colonies. The focus of his course are individuals who risked their lives on various quests lasting months or years to capture something special — wealth, religious salvation, scientific knowledge, foreign know-how or endurance records. If one listens to them silently for a long time, this longing reveals its kernel, its meaning. In 1848, Edmund Kennedy's party was exploring the interior of Cape York Peninsula.

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The Vikings

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Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and crew are shipwrecked near Galveston and begin exploration. When the news spread through the country that the Christians were in Cantor, they came from Timbuktu in the north, from Mount Gelu in the south. The stick acted as a simple guidance system that kept the rocket headed in one general direction as it flew through the air. These apes, "the most hideous of beasts, covered with hair like black felt," surrounded the ship.

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Turning Points in American

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These early explorations were led by the Portuguese. Lewis constructed a list of estimated costs for supplies. For a small fee you can get the industry's best online privacy or publicly promote your presentations and slide shows with top rankings. In 1642, Dutchman Abel Tasman discovered Van Dieman's Land, now named Tasmania, before returning on another voyage in 1644, when he passed the coast of Australia naming it Nova Hollandia (New Holland).

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Polar Explorations (World History Series)

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The concept of heaven in the movie is the perfect indicator that the indigenous people already had an established, structured belief system. In the exercise of his almost absolute power he felt more responsible to the king in France than to the people he governed. As these explorers charted European claims, others continued searching for a western route to Asia. Visit the KidsKnowIt Network Online to find resources on other topics including dinosaurs, biology, math, memory, and more. The voyages of Diogo Cão, Bartolomeu Dias, and Vasco da Gama (1498) established that route by 1500.

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Exploring North America, 1800-1900 (Discovery and

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The OSRD had been created in June, 1941, to assure that adequate attention was given to research on scientific and medical problems relating to national defense. By the early 1970s orbiting communications and navigation satellites were in everyday use, and the Mariner spacecraft was orbiting and mapping the surface of Mars. RAR led to advances in the understanding of sound in seawater, and gave a first glimpse of the potential for transmitting sound throughout oceanic basins.

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Exploring the Polar Regions (Discovery & Exploration)

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Edward Hargraves, an Australian forty-niner, returned from the California gold rush. Five of the recruits proved most helpful. Men’s names and crude maps were carved into the lime deposits. The region of the Magellan Straits was explored in 1876 by the Challenger force, who landed also in Terre del Fuego. Anton then reacted saying “That’s not very pious; Father, but the director will cut it out, along with other important details. She was wild in her wandering, a drop of free water.

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First Encounters Between Spain and the Americas: Two Worlds

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People of Note in Columbus’ Second Voyage: Ramón Pané was a Catalan priest who lived among the Taíno people for about four years, and produced a short but very important ethnographic history of their culture. This cheering view exhilirated the spirits of all the party, who were still more delighted on hearing the distant roar of the breakers” As heart-lifting as the sight of the Pacific ocean was, the Corps was still faced with the challenge of finding a location for their winter camp grounds.

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The Chisholm Trail in American History

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After three re-directions by the psychic, we were called to locate the treasure. Despite Cook's actions, there were more than 250 tribes of Aboriginal people living on the land, each with their own language, customs, laws and territorial boundaries. An improved version, the caravela redonda, was rigged with both square and lenteen sails that increased its speed and maneuverability. Ann Miller, in New Haven, Connecticut); a further ten cases were treated by June 1942, all with penicillin supplied by Merck & Co., Inc.

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The Colonial and Postcolonial Middle East (Colonial and

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Three days of anxious steering took the Investigator through Torres Strait, and Flinders was soon sailing into the great Gulf of Carpentaria. Over the years, scientists have discovered more and more contaminants in fresh water sources, and these same scientists have noted a strong correlation between drinking water contamination and many significant health problems. Navigation lattice generated by Shoran transmitting stations in the western Aleutian Islands in 1945. He did well, and two years later he was sent north to form another mission station at Mabotsa (Transvaal).

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