California Gold Rush! (Crabtree Chrome)

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Georeferenced aerial photographs of the Netherlands (almost 100,000, from 1943-7 - Wageningen University Library) Switzerland. Seeing the fate that had befallen the Spanish ship, a throng of natives returned to the side of the ship, cautiously assured that the intruders would not send a landing party. Columbus died still believing that he had reached Asia. 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.

The Race to the South Pole (Incredible True Adventures)

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Synge At last the preparations were complete. Tall oaks and pines allowed the Europeans to build larger ships, and they were quick to extract barrels of pitch and turpentine from the pines and spruces of the New World. Sebastian Rodriguez Cermeno sailed his Spanish galleon, San Agustin, with orders to search the California shoreline. Oil Company, which is known today as BP (British Petroleum), and Gulf Oil Corporation, now known as Chevron.

Explore With Ferdinand Magellan (Travel With the Great

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The other transport escaped, sailed right away from the scene of disaster, and was never seen again by the crew of the Porpoise. Amid obstacles indescribable the north line of Siberia, hitherto charted as a straight line, was explored and surveyed. This meant that there were mainly convicts, marines and the wives of the marines although free settlers started to arrive in 1793. The sea was still very rough, "for the winter of that country was setting in," and even the pilot suggested turning back to take refuge for a time.

The Usborne Book of Explorers from Columbus to Armstrong

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However, over thousands of years, they have developed a wide range of characteristics, appearances, languages, and customs. Giovanni da Verrazano explored the east coast of North America. By the way, Vesta, the second most massive body there, constitutes about eight percent of the asteroid belt’s mass. MODULE II: Economic Renewal and the Wars of Religion Section I: Voyages of Discovery and the New Empires in the West and East (1487- 1618) During the late Middle Ages in Italy the outlines of Renaissance life and culture began to emerge.

Jacques Cartier: Exploring the St. Lawrence River (In the

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As for the cocks in China, they are as big as ostriches." "'Pooh,' cried an owner of Chinese fowls, 'there are cocks in China much bigger than that,' and I found he had said no more than the truth." Relations with the Indians were poor and they had attacked the mission several times. Portugal’s Bartholmeu Dias sailed west around the tip of Africa, rounding the Cape of Good Hope in 1487. The king awarded him the grand title, 'Lord of the Conquest, Navigation and Commerce of Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia and India', and 'Admiral of the Indian Sea', with the rank of Dom, and many other rewards.

Lewis and Clark's Bittersweet Crossing

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Lawrence, till stopped by rapids and rocks, and the natives had told him of a great salt sea to the north, which was Hudson's Bay, discovered some seven years later, in 1610. Fishing, production of sea salt and its use in fish conservation had already linked the region to the Sea, even before the Roman occupation of the territory. October found him passing the Great Barrier reefs, and on the 21st he had reached the northernmost point, Cape York. On August 20th, 1897, Ronald Ross, a British officer in the Indian Medical Service, was the first to demonstrate that malaria parasites could be transmitted from infected patients to mosquitoes.

In Their Own Words: Lewis and Clark (In Their Own Words

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From the Atlas to the Voyage de l'Astrolabe. "We got into Port Jackson," he wrote to Lord Sydney, "early in the afternoon, and had the satisfaction of finding the finest harbour in the world, in which a thousand sail of the line may ride in perfect security." "To us," wrote one of his captains, "it was a great and important day, and I hope will mark the foundation of an empire." They are tall and thin, and of a very unpleasing aspect; their hair is black, short, and curled, like that of the negroes of Guinea."

The New York Public Library Amazing Explorers: A Book of

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. A concise survey of the history of cartography. Exploration had taken place in the southern regions by a French expedition under D'Urville and an American, Lieutenant Wilkes—both of which had made considerable discoveries. He explored in the area of the Antarctic Peninsula in 1838 and in 1840 discovered Clarie Coast and Adélie Coast in E Antarctica. On January 30, 1912, he sighted new land at almost 78°S in the Weddell Sea.

The Lost Village of Skara Brae (Collins Big Cat)

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John Collier, an American scholar who lived among Indians in the 1920s and 1930s in the American Southwest, said of their spirit: "Could we make it our own, there would be an eternally inexhaustible earth and a forever lasting peace." The discovery of the world divides itself into two branches - the exploration of the globe, and that systematic exploration of the universe which is in fact what we call science. This they somewhat naturally refused to do.

The Lewis and Clark Expedition (True Books: Westward

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Fairweather is right to point out that an oil seep was found near the Belmopan Agricultural how Grounds close to where the old bridge over the Roaring Creek used to be (and downstream from present day bridge). Yet they were detained till 11th January, when in sheer desperation they started off, and in two days reached the Nile. At night we packed ourselves into our sleeping-bags and lay with our teeth chattering for an hour before we became aware of a little warmth in our bodies."