Exploration & Discovery

Explorers & Settlers (Pb) (American Albums from the

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.21 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The proximity of existing and planned production and transportation infrastructure to many of these prospects and undeveloped discoveries should improve their exploration and development attractiveness. September 12, 1970 - Soviet Luna 16 is launched, conducting the first successful return of lunar soil samples by an automatic spacecraft. One of those on the journey, Pigafetta, left an account of the Pacific crossing: “On Wednesday the twenty-eighth of November, one thousand five hundred and twenty, we issued forth from the said strait and entered the Pacific Sea, where we remained three months and twenty days without taking on board provisions or any other refreshments, and we ate only old biscuit turned to powder, all full of worms and stinking of the urine which the rats had made on it, having eaten the good. [...]

The Million Stories of Marco Polo

Michael J. Rosen Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.65 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. The black circle on the spacecraft is where the camera itself is mounted. S. to dream of rivaling space exploration in our ability to go to and study the undersea frontier. On the command of the sultan he dictates the story of his travels to a royal scribe. By now readers may have noticed that I prefer to refer to these medieval Europeans as �the Norse� rather than as �Vikings.� Strictly speaking, the word �Viking� should refer to those who engaged in violent raids throughout various parts of northern Europe, while �Norse� is a more appropriate term when referring to the expansion across the North Atlantic of Nordic peoples who settled in Iceland, Greenland and elsewhere. [...]

National Geographic Readers: Sacagawea (Readers Bios)

Kitson Jazynka Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.02 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Portrait of the lieutenant of the ship 'Mourelle de la Rua'. As they entered the harbour, a grim sight met their eyes. The fall of Malacca was one of vast importance to the Portuguese. Nearly $2,000,000,000 in gold was taken from the earth before mining became dormant. After World War II, prospectors moved to follow up on the Porgera discovery in 1948, but only Joe Searson remained to work the alluvial gold. Made by PIERRE DESCELLIERS 1546, by order of Francis I. for the Dauphin (Henri II.) of France. [...]

Sir John Franklin: The Search for the Northwest Passage (In

Anders Knudsen Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.78 MB Downloadable formats: PDF If “friendly” priests acted like this, imagine the treatment of the Indians by those who were considered “enemies.” In the film, the idea that the Jesuit priests are the good guys and those in charge of the state are bad is established from the very beginning with the help of music. Synge In like manner he disbelieves poor Pytheas and his accounts of the land of Ultima Thule and his marvellous walks through Britain, while he clings to the writings of Eratosthenes. [...]

Exploring the Pacific Northwest (Exploring the Americas)

Rose Blue Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.27 MB Downloadable formats: PDF His feet were encased in Mongolian boots of green velvet. Astronomy should be studied by mankind because our survival is directly linked to the cosmos. He concluded his report by asking for a little help from their Majesties, and in return he would bring them from his next voyage "as much gold as they need ... and as many slaves as they ask." However, this maritime exploit by a few hundred men did not lead to long-term settlement. By the middle of February 1859 there was light enough to start some sledging along the west coast of Boothia Felix. [...]

Marie Curie : The Discovery of Radioactivity (A Short

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.32 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Suite #500, Chantilly, Va. 20151 or via email at customerservice@greatcourses.com, To be effective, your infringement notification must include the following: 1. He found a publisher and sold the rights for a reported £500,000 ($A1.35 million) to Transworld. The first sailing vessels made the world smaller and brought together many cultures that had previously remained isolated. He published an account of the journey in 1799, after which he married and settled in Scotland as a doctor. [...]

Cabot: John Cabot and the Journey to North America

Robin S. Doak Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.33 MB Downloadable formats: PDF They soon discovered what Columbus had actually found was North America. Exploration for hydrocarbons in Mozambique goes back to 1904 when the early explorers discovered thick sedimentary basins onshore Mozambique. Like the roads of the old Romans, they run straight on over everything, ridge and mountain and valley." Most notably, the French engaged in the highly profitable fur trade, setting up trading outposts throughout Newfoundland, Maine, and regions farther west. [...]

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

John Paul Zronik Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.08 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The crew of the Leeuwin mapped the south coast of Western Australia noting that it curved eastwards. Vincente Pinzon and Solis explore the Gulf of Mexico and the coast of Florida. 1500 - Pedro Álvares Cabral explores Brazil. By early morning, Marshall walked down the tailrace below the mill wheel and found in a crevice in the smooth granite bedrock, under water, those flakes of the raw yellow, and at first, thought it was Blotite, or "fools gold." Events occurring in Europe could affect events around the world and vice versa. [...]

Nickaleer!: Shipwreck Survivors (Cover-to-Cover Books)

Susan Grohmann Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.99 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The negroes buried his heart on the spot where he died in the village of Ilala on the shores of Lake Bangweolo under the shadow of a great tree in the still forest. Initially the Age of Discovery was spurred by a desire to find a sea route to the East Indies for the purpose of trading for gold, silk, spices, and other exotic products. He died of dysentery in Cairo in 1817, when he was only 32. Though he did not really “discover” the New World–millions of people already lived there–his journeys marked the beginning of centuries of trans-Atlantic conquest and colonization. [...]

Neil Armstrong : First Man on the Moon (A Short Biography

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.63 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Spanish armies were NEVER sent deep into North America after DeSoto and Coronado. It consists of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons of various molecular weights, plus other organic compounds. The Mabo Case Eddie Mabo is widely known for his plight to regain land rights for both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.... [tags: european settlers, stolen generation ] Technological Advances Associated with Space Exploration - Human space exploration had its beginning on October 4, 1957, when the Soviets launched Sputnik 1 into space. [...]