Exploration & Discovery


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He had been at sea since he was a boy of fifteen, when he had been apprenticed to the master of a small ship trading between England and the Netherlands, and many a time he had sailed on the grey North Sea. "But the narrow seas were a prison for so large a spirit born for greater undertakings," and in 1567 we find Drake sailing forth on board the Judith in an expedition over to the Spanish settlements in America under his kinsman, John Hawkins.

Viking Tales (illustrated): includes The Boy Who Was King of


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The stories behind these images - of explorers, naturalists, artists and photographers - entwine into a fascinating study of human achievement and natural wonder. From the moment Balboa reached the South Sea, new horizons for exploration opened up and the art of navigation evolved. Finally, towns and the money they generated helped lead to the Renaissance that changed Europeans' view of themselves and the world. However, Europe was also in a good position for discovering new routes to Asia.

Explore with Lewis and Clark (Travel with the Great


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By age 34, he was already the author of a "Treatise on Military Diseases and Epidemics" and 62 other scientific communications. John's, NF: Creative Publishers, 1997) by John Parsons, is an exercise in antiquarianism. The commercial production started in 1967. It holds a special place in world diamond history as it led in November 1976 to the recognition of a new host-rock for diamond, olivine lamproite. Columbus, one of the best navigators of his day, took readings in the Caribbean that corresponded to those of Wilmington, North Carolina, 1100 miles to the north!

Exploring the Polar Regions (Discovery & Exploration)



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Adding to the already overcrowded condition of the ship, were 12 bulls, 24 sheep, 15 goats, and 79 chickens (Cook, 57). Polynesian culture developed at the eastern edge of this region (i.e., in Samoa and Tonga). --Around 300 B. Many anomalies identified during this time are still being explored (e.g. On the north-west coast of King William's Island was found a cairn and a blue ship's FRANKLIN DISCOVERS THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE 282 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

La Primera: The Story of Wild Mustangs


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Once again he comes across natives—"very much the same blinking creatures, also abundance of the same kind of flesh-flies teasing them, with the same black skins and hair frizzled." The forecastle located directly above the stem, with the bowsprit rising from its top made sailing to windward difficult and would disappear in gallions which come next. Indeed, the Investigator was incapable of further service, and Flinders decided to go back to England for another ship.

Amazing Archaeologists: True Stories of Astounding


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The best gold intersected from the drilling at Discovery Hill was from holes CH-12 and CH-13, 90 feet apart, both intersected ore-grade gold. It was a much more difficult undertaking than solid-propellant rockets, requiring fuel and oxygen tanks, turbines and combustion chambers. Louis, on Garcitas Creek in present-day Victoria County. It was recognized that the Oxford group's method of growing the mold on the surface of a nutrient medium was inefficient, and that growth in submerged culture would be a superior process.

How High Can We Climb?: The Story of Women Explorers



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Using Kepler's laws of motion, Pluto was then determined to have a mass only 1/400th of the Earth and a diameter of less than 1,500 miles, considerably smaller than our Moon. The Spice Islands lay beyond—the Spice Islands with all their cloves and nutmegs and their countless riches must yet be won for Portugal. At last the loss of the American colonies in 1776 induced men to turn their eyes toward the new land in the South Pacific.

Ancient Egyptians (Insights)


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Also during the Age of Discovery were the famed voyages of Christopher Columbus. As a result, a highly developed empire ruling millions of people fell to a handful of Spaniards. Tasman sailed from Batavia (Jakarta) 14th August 1642 to the island of Mauritius, here the crew plugged leaks, repaired the ship's rigging and equipment and loaded ample supplies of water, wood, vegetables and livestock onboard for an eighteen month voyage of discovery.

Cortes: Conquering the Powerful Aztec Empire (Great


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The Bumper was a two-stage rocket consisting of a Post-War V-2 topped by a WAC Corporal rocket. FIGURE 1.-Locations of mines (X) and other significant deposits ( e ) along the Carlin trend, Eureka and Elko Counties, Nevada. He now prepared for the homeward voyage, and one January day in 1493 he left the newly discovered islands and set his face for home in company with the Pinta, which by this time had returned to him. Pope looks not only at the hype generated in 1997 but also that of 1897, and shows both how and why so much of the debate surrounding Cabot's voyage – the route he followed, where he made landfall, what he discovered – has been subordinated to chauvinistic agenda rather than to scholarly enlightenment.

Building a New World (Hispanic American History)



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In order to prove something, you need to come forward with the hard evidence." Quadruped drawn with a quill, diluted sepia and pigments, by José del Pozo (1789-1794). The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. Fardy, John Cabot: The Discovery of Newfoundland (St. On 9th December the first European entered the sacred city since the expulsion of the Capuchin friars. This was the first time that a ship had accomplished the voyage from the Atlantic Ocean.

Daniel Boone (Explorers Set 1)