Lasalle (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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The Toot area is one of the oldest oil producing regions in Pakistan with the first oilwell was drilled in 1964 when President Ayub Khan encouraged a mineral development policy. Battle is only one of the ways to destroy an enemy's will to fight. The most important member is a former slave, captured as a child from the Xiongnu and put to work in a Chinese family. Drawing his sword, Pizarro traced a line on the sand from east to west. "Friends," he cried, turning to the south, "on that side are toil, hunger, nakedness, the drenching storm, desertion, and death, and on this side ease and pleasure.

To The Bottom Of The Sea

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Later, the Lunar Prospector (1999) orbited the moon in search of possible evidence of ice at the lunar poles. Familiarize students with its geographic location, climate and inhabitants before reading many of the articles in this curriculum guide. The well was a cable-tool rig drilling challenge from the start. Mercantilism created new trading patterns around the world. Seeing a group of Indians, he went ashore with 7 men, and the Indians attacked them, killing everybody in the landing party, cutting to pieces, and eating them in plain view of the ship.

Early Explorers in New York: Native Americans and Europeans

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Shackleton had hoped to reach King Edward VII.'s Land for winter quarters, but a formidable ice-pack prevented this, and they selected a place some twenty miles north of the Discovery's old winter quarters. Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and crew are shipwrecked near Galveston and begin exploration. Believing it to be part of the "South-land" he had been sent to investigate, he named it "Anthoony Van Dieman's Landt" in honour of the Governor-General of the Dutch East India Company (stationed in Batavia), who had commissioned the expedition.

Into the Wilderness: The Lewis and Clark Expedition (New

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These and any new material that might be of interest to members of the Society may be sent to. Spanish priests followed by operating religio-economic institutions - missions. A great deal of attention is paid to the terrible death toll among the native inhabitants of the New World caused by the European's introduction of new diseases for which they had no immunity. All honor to his intrepidity, and their wonderful fidelity!

The Travels of Francisco de Coronado (Explorers and

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Juan Perez (Juan Josef Perez Hernandez), sailing on the frigate Santiago with a crew made up mostly of Mexicans, was the first non-native to sight, examine, name, and record the islands near British Columbia, including what are now Vancouver Island and Queen Charlotte Island. The belief distorted all views of western Canada's geography because it could not coexist with a range of mountains running north–south — the Rockies did not appear on maps until late in the 18th century.

101 Facts... Christopher Columbus Voyages! (101 History

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Ward (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000). French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, looking for the mouth of the Mississippi River, lands in Texas by mistake. Morrison, “Baptism and Alliance: The Symbolic Mediations of Religious Syncretism.” Ethnohistory. The Contarini map of 1506 shows further advances; the shape of Africa is generally accurate, and there is new knowledge of the Indian Ocean, although it is curiously treated.

The Romans (Hands-On History)

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We know that he must have been to within eleven degrees of the Equator, and it is disappointing to find the promising young Italian disappearing from the pages of history. Synge "New Holland," he tells us, "is a very large tract of land. Nothing was to be seen in all directions but immense plains of quicksand of a yellowish white colour. We have very tantalizing information from a marvelously productive far-infrared space telescope named for the only known astronomer who found a planet before Piazzi made his discovery.

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Viking Explorer! (Revised Edition)

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In Canada, the Viking Millennium International Symposium, which opened in St. We have discussed how medieval philosophers and "proto-scientists" based their search for knowledge upon logic, and how the basis of that logic lay in the manipulation of categories. However, their greed and shortsightedness regarding the future of the Americas eventually took its toll. This increase was largely in Somalia and in Kenya, where exploration moved into the Anza Graben.

Henry Hudson (Groundbreakers)

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Meanwhile, Newmont's Nevada gold exploration program had commenced in March 1961 in the Battle Mountain region where Alan Coope was investigating the potential of the Marigold and the Buffalo Valley properties near Valmy. The American expedition was commanded by Lt. March 1, 1982 - Venera 13 lands on Venus, and provides the first Venusian soil analysis. Lawrence River, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and, therefore, much of the land in the heart of the continent.

Exploring the Pacific Northwest (Exploring the Americas)

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Among the most distinctive are an anonymous Catalan chart of the Mediterranean Sea dated before 1350 (the earliest portolan chart in the Western Hemisphere); and Samuel de Champlain's chart of his three-year exploration of the northeast coast of North America, which he drew on vellum during the winter of 1606 to 1607. They wear large girdles set round with bells, which are heard at a great MARCO POLO 95 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.