Exploration & Discovery


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We thought Providential Cove a well-adapted name for the place." Students post information on campaign issues to the wiki and partake in online discussions and survey with other students in the private online social network. At last the ships fought their way to the open sea—Balboa's Southern Ocean—and "when the Captain Magellan was past the strait and saw the way open to the other main sea he was so glad thereof that for joy the tears fell from his eyes."

Sir Walter Raleigh (Groundbreakers: Explorers)


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Today, all commercial ships crossing the North Atlantic still radio in their positions and ice sightings, without regard to nationality. It has been obviously impossible to include all the famous names that belong to the history of exploration. The name Bangweolo is applied to the great mass of water, though I fear that our English folks will bogle at it or call it Bungyhollow. Highly successful CBC programs include field surveys, training programs, policy recommendation, and conservation action in Vietnam, Madagascar, Bolivia, and other areas where unusual and valuable communities of animals, plants, and other organisms are under serious threat from human activity.

Explorers (Hot Topics)


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Roosevelt signed a bill that created the TVA on May 18, 1933. It turned out that it was not CPR land, so the CPR had to trade other lands with the Crown to get possession of the discovery land. Shortly after Columbus's arrival from the "West Indies," a division of influence became necessary to avoid conflict between the Spanish and Portuguese. The Age of Exploration was probably the most pivotal era in the world ever. The fur traders in Canada did not begin serious explorations across the tundras until the latter part of the 18th cent.

I Wonder Why Columbus Crossed the Ocean and Other Questions



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The first three are just different ways of saying "A named explorer in the Age of Exploration" (i.e. 1 The TV program switched off as Nathaniel pressed the button on the remote. "I wish I could go to some of those places they just showed on that sci-fi program," said Nathaniel. "I want to be an astronaut and discover all kinds of new places in outer space." The drill, which worked exceptionally well, operated only with compressed air and had a depth capacity of approximately 130 feet.

Trapped In Ice!: An Amazing True Whaling Adventure


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Clues to what these sites were used for can also be surmised by talking with Elders from other parts of Australia where traditional knowledge has not been lost to the same degree. 1. quotation from interview in 2007, printed in Currie J (2008) Bo-ra-ne Ya-goo-na Par-ry-boo-go Yesterday Today Tomorrow: An Aboriginal History of Willoughby Willoughby City Council. The continent was being divided up, and England wasn't there. So sudden was the disaster that there was no time to warn the other ships closely following.

DK Eyewitness Books: Explorer


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Also in 1513, the Portuguese reached China, the first Europeans to do so in 150 years. During the two-month trip, they collected samples and conducted research. Synge Clapperton was now alone "amid a strange people" in a land "hitherto never trodden by European foot," and very ill himself. Thus the whole island is two thousand miles in circumference. About his antecesors it´s only know that a family member, Dinis Diaz e Fernandez, navigator and sqire of John I, led several maritime expeditions along the cost of North Africa during the 15th century, having visited the Cape Verde Islands in the year 1445.

Sacagawea: Guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition:



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Sometimes one motive inspires the promoters of discovery, and another motive may inspire the individuals who carry out the search. Behring himself had made a successful journey to the coast, but some of the party encountered terrible hardships, and it was midsummer 1727 before they arrived, while others were overtaken by winter in the very heart of Siberia and had to make their way for the last three hundred miles on foot through snow in places six feet deep.

Mount Terror (Scariest Places on Earth)


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Researchers used the Curiosity rover's mast camera to take a photo of the Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer. The southern peak was known as the "Horn of the Earth," the eastern, the "Mountain of Birth," the western, the "Region of Life," the northern was invisible. Aboriginal peoples’ knowledge of the land, its inhabitants and animal life, as well as the ability to act as interpreters and mediators, was invaluable to French explorers. Notes from class lecture 2/17/14. [1] Patricia Seed, Ceremonies of Possession in Europe’s Conquest of the New World 1492-1640 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995), 3. [3] NOVA: Pocahontas Revealed, directed by Kirk and Lisa Wolfinger (2007; USA: Public Broadcasting Service), DVD. [6] Notes from class lecture 1/27/14. [7] Notes from class lecture 3/24/14. [9] John Smith, The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England & The Summer Isles, (Massachusetts: Applewood Books, 2006), 101. [10] Smith, The Generall Historie of Virginia, 101. [11] How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman, directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos (1971; Brazil: Condor Filmes), DVD. [14] Notes from class lecture 2/3/14. [16] Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale, directed by Xavier Koller (1994; USA: Buena Vista Pictures), DVD. [17] Andrew F.

Mystery History:Pirate Galleon


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Herodotus concludes by saying, “Whether the sea girds Europe round on the north none can tell.” It was not Mediterranean folk but Northmen from Scandinavia, emigrating from their difficult lands centuries later, who carried exploration farther in the North Atlantic. The eastern counties, after fierce opposition, submitted at the last. The question of land ownership by Indigenous people was not dealt with by the colonisers until the mid-1830s.

The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot



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Acquisition of Wytch Farm assets in the UK. Arkla started this play by reprocessing their seismic data and looking for direct hydrocarbon indicators known as "bright spots." On half-rations and with hostile natives to encounter they must fight their way against wind and stream. At the Astrolabe mineral field near Port Moresby, massive copper ore was mined from 1907 to 1926 at the Laloki and Dubuna Mines and transported by light rail and aerial ropeway to a smelter near the Tahira Inlet wharf.

Early Civilizations in the Americas: Almanac