The Exploration of the North and South Poles (Explorers

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In the 1920's, the Newfoundland author W. A visit was made to Prince of Wales Island, the New Guinea coast was again approached, and then a turn was made and Banda was reached in May 1606. Dick, Steven J. "Extraterrestrial Life and Our World View at the Turn of the Millennium," Dibner Lecture, Smithsonian Institution, May, 2000, at http://www.sil.si.edu/silpublications/dibner-library-lectures Levy, David, Clyde Tombaugh: Discoverer of the Planet Pluto (Univ. of Arizona Press: Tucson, 1991) Margulis, Lynn.

Courageous Circumnavigators: True Stories of

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So doing, they arrived at the straits which still bear the name of the explorer, and discovered a little island which he called New Britain. His crew managed to successfully complete the voyage under the leadership of the Spanish Juan Sebastian del Cano. He asked Bill Webb to find Alberta's first gas well. This confluence was largely due to a collaboration involving two Museum curators, Ernst Mayr and George Simpson, and the Columbia University geneticist Theodosius Dobzhansky.

George Rogers Clark: Boy of the Northwest Frontier (Young

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Synge It was midwinter when the Ten Thousand Greeks who had followed their leader so loyally through the plains of Asia Minor found themselves friendless and in great danger in the very heart of the enemy's country. The information gathered during this expedition is now being analyzed to determine the financial and technical feasibility of recovery operations on one or more of the shipwrecks in the "Olympus" Project area.

De Soto: Hernando de Soto Explores the Southeast (Exploring

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In addition to new logos, several new writers are coming on board. The next of Venezuela's native riches to be extracted by the Spanish was its people. Between 1790 and 1810, clans people of the Eora group in the Sydney area, led by Pemulwuy of the Bidjigal clan, undertook a campaign of resistance against the English colonisers in a series of attacks. The Earth is heated by its nearest star, the Sun, and its ocean tides are directly connected to its...

Jolliet and Marquette: Explorers of the Mississippi River

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These were quickly important from their native lands, and their use swiftly spread. Westman, Professor of History and Science Studies, UC San Diego. Back, in Franklin's Second Expedition to the Polar Still fogs and storms continued; the farther west they advanced, the denser grew the fog, till by the middle of August, winter seemed to have set in. New lightly inhabited lands opened up as places where people seeking freedom, economically, religiously, and politically, could flee to from the old heavy handed monarchies of the old world.

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Antarctic Expedition

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A single successful trade voyage to the orient would bring back untold riches. Sometimes interesting observations (and the investigations that follow) are suddenly made possible by the development of a new technology. He insisted on placing Ireland to the north, and scoffed at Pytheas' account of Thule. The whole party then started for the Roosevelt, and on 18th July she was taken from her winter quarters and turned towards home. NOTES: Dates of accession of material added since July 1998 can be seen in the New Additions page..

A New Trip Around the World, Grades K - 5: Activities Across

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Here he became engaged to Miss Jessie Benton, the daughter of a Missouri Senator, much against the wishes of her parents. For some considerable time, exactly who and when first set eyes on Antarctica were in dispute as British naval officers, William Smith and Edward Bransfield also saw Antarctica on Jan 30th the same year - followed by American sealer Nathaniel Palmer on Nov 16th. The cannibals had manned the topmost branches of the trees above the village of Vinya Njara to shoot at us."

Flatboats On The Ohio (Adventures in Frontier America)

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The next summer, fearful that they'd be trapped for another winter, Drygalski had his men lay a trail of garbage across the ice from the ship to open water, 600 meters away. This ebook is available from the Australian Explorers Journals page. Thus, the problem of malaria transmission was solved. Species after species was hunted until it became difficult to find, then the hunt was transferred to another animal. Faith in their traditional shamen suffered when native efforts were ineffective in ending the misery, suffering and death that life in the missions resulted in.

Terror on the Amazon - The Quest for El Dorado (DK Readers

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Shaking the rein over his back is the only whip that is required." However, there was a great distinction and strained relationship between the pueblo residents and the California Indians who served as laborers, servants, and concubines. The 'articles' page of the Celtic New Zealand website offers a range of material for those interested in claims about an ancient Celtic presence in New Zealand. To download a free copy of this Video Clip choose from the options below.

Humans in Space Set

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It made its first Mercury flyby on January 14, 2008, mapping more of Mercury’s surface. Putting on, therefore, our most precious ornaments, I took a cushion in my arms, together with the Bible I had from the King of France and the beautiful Psalter which the Queen bestowed upon me: my companion at the same time carried the missal and a crucifix; and the clerk, clothed in his surplice, bore a censer in his hand. On their return they declared (I, for my part, says Herodotus, do not believe them, but perhaps others may) that in sailing round Libya they had the sun upon their right hand.