John Wesley Powell: Explorer of the Grand Canyon (Historical

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The recent voyage of Columbus and others generated much interest in the nation as people wondered how man would reach the fabled Indies via a westward direction. Gillian Fellows Jenson (Roskilde: The Viking Ship Museum, 1993), pp. 30-42; "The Norse in the North Atlantic" in Iona Bulgin (ed.), Cabot and His World Symposium June 1997: Papers and Presentations (St. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery The Hudson River was once thought to be a northwest passage that joined to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.

Jacques Cousteau: Conserving Underwater Worlds (In the

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The fleet spent almost a month in the Canary Islands to make repairs and gather supplies. Although the Indians suffered more fatalities, European citizens did not entirely escape the threat of new disease. It is interesting to note that 1543 is not only the year of the construction of Vopel's armillary sphere, but it is also the year Copernicus's theory of a heliocentric universe was published, a theory that greatly changed the design of armillary spheres.

Who Really Discovered America? (Race for History)

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S. astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts participate in Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, docking together in space for two days. — April 12, 1981: Shuttle Columbia becomes first winged spaceship to orbit Earth and return to airport landing. — June 18, 1983: Sally Ride becomes first American woman in space. — Feb. 7, 1984: Astronaut Bruce McCandless performs man's first untethered spacewalk with a Manned Maneuvering Unit off the Challenger space shuttle. — Jan. 28, 1986: Challenger shuttle explodes 73 seconds after launch, killing its crew of seven. — Nov. 15, 1988 - Soviets launch their first space shuttle.

Sieur de La Salle: New World Adventurer (In the Footsteps of

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TRB The English East India Trading Company is founded in 1600. It is worth noting the significance of this. Dennis spent a week in orbit, most of the time visiting the International Space Station. With the proceeds he chartered the Falcon and left the shores of Philadelphia in June 1893 for Greenland. Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Albardaner i Llorens claims that in contrast, Columbus was Catalan and an accomplished seaman; see �John Cabot and Christopher Columbus Revisited,� The Northern Mariner/Le Marin du nord X: 3 (July 2000): 91-102.

Christopher Columbus: Famous Explorer (Graphic Biographies)

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In spite of more forced relocations, Kepler published the Epitome Astronomiae in 1621. You can see what our timelines look like and how we use them here. Other Spanish expeditions were exploring South America's coasts and rivers, in particular the Amazon, Orinoco, and Rio de la Plata, along with ventures into what is now the south-west United States (to find the Seven Cities of Gold), the Mississippi River, and Florida (to find the Fountain of Youth).

Mount Fuji (Man Vs Mountain)

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Photographs are of ships and shipmates stationed in Halifax and of HM and HMC ships. Between the fifth and eighth centuries the Chinese invented paddle-wheel operated vessels operated by slaves working treadmills inside the ships. Though there have been huge advancements in the field of deep-sea exploration, the ocean's floor still remains a great mystery to us, with only about 2 percent explored to date. On its face it was the dream of a madman. The conquistador decimated the Incan Empire quickly and with relatively little effort because he and his warriors focused their fighting on the heart of the empire, the ruling family.

You Wouldn't Want To Travel With Captain Cook! (Turtleback

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The command was given to Captain McClintock, known to be an able and enthusiastic Arctic navigator. Stanley had taken him to Europe and America, and the boy had repaid his kindness by faithful and tender devotion till that fatal day, when he went to his death over the wild Livingstone Falls. From 1970 to 1980 there have only been drilled 6 wildcat wells in Mozambique – 3 of them offshore. Here they were nearly killed by some treacherous Mohammedans, who hated these "dogs of Christians" as they called them.

Exploring Northeastern America (Exploring the Americas)

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When the Norse occupied the site, it was a pleasant cove with a long, sandy beach. The men spent the 1840 austral winter in Australia, where Ross read of d'Urville's and Wilkes' discoveries. So out of that gay party of explorers who left Melbourne in the summer of 1860 only one man returned to tell the story of success and the sadder story of suffering and disaster. The first successful human spaceflight was Vostok 1 ("East 1"), carrying 27-year-old Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on 12 April 1961.

The Cruise of the Arctic Star: A Voyage from San Diego to

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Sellers and Patricia Molen Van Ee as part of the Library's American Revolution Bicentennial program under the title Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress (Washington, 1981). Livingstone, the mother of Robert, their eldest child. Francisco Hernandez de C�rdoba - sailed from Havana on February 8th, 1517, to kidnap Indian slaves to replenish Cuba, of its already depleted Indians. Here Strabo had studied, here or at Rome he probably wrote his great work toward the close of a long life.

The Children's Book of Marco Polo: The Amazing Story of

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The boat was lowered and into it Hudson was put with his son, while the "poor, sick, and lame men were called upon to get them out of their cabins into the shallop." Brownstone is a single destination for all ages or groups of any size. From there they traveled east to Mexico City. But if English blood flowed in his veins he, too, was the son of the "greatest King that ever sat on the throne of Portugal," and at the age of twenty he had already learned something of the sea that lay between his father's kingdom and the northern coast of Africa.

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