Exploration & Discovery

Magellan: Voyager With a Dream (First Book)

William Jay Jacobs Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.65 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The industry continues to push the boundaries of oil exploration technology. In 1487 Bartholomeu Dias sailed from Lisbon with two caravels and a supply ship, and became the first to round the African continent. He does this not only to alienate his spiritual competitor he characterizes as a “demon,” but also to assert his reaffirm his own position as the true authority on native spiritual matters. His attendants firmly refused to move farther. [...]

You Wouldn't Want to Travel with Captain Cook!: A Voyage

Mark Bergin, David Antram Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.25 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Figure 3, adapted from that paper, depicts the extent of the Roberts Mountains thrust, the distribution of the upper plate rocks, and the alignment of the lower plate windows. The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. In January of 1488, the two ships got caught in a strong storm, and they crossed the Cape of Good Hope without realising it, while they struggled with the strength of the wind and the sea. [...]

Smith: John Smith and the Settlement of Jamestown (Exploring

Robin S. Doak Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.81 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Soon afterwards his ship, the Pourquois-pas?, ran aground on a hidden reef. By the 1490s he was living in Seville (Spain) working for one of the merchants who supplied Columbus (1451 - 1506 (55)), and in the process became a lifelong friend of the great explorer. Europeans also introduced the idea of using animals as technology. One type of huge junk measured at least 140 metres from bow to stern and more than 30 metres across the beam. [...]

Exploration in the Age of Empire, 1750-1953 (Discovery &

Kevin Patrick Grant Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.00 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The total amount paid in fiscal 1997 by the PSF to the ASF from all sources was almost $692.7 million. Also in 1513, the Portuguese reached China, the first Europeans to do so in 150 years. The Dutch found what they were looking for in Jakarta, conquered by Jan Coen in 1619, later renamed Batavia after the Latin name for Holland, and which would become the capital of the Dutch East Indies. As they went inland for fresh water, the Calusa ambushed them. [...]

Cartier: Jacques Cartier in Search of the Northwest Passage

Jean F. Blashfield Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.11 MB Downloadable formats: PDF By using this Site, you consent to receive communications from us electronically, including, without limitation, e-mail and text messages. In the 1920's, the Newfoundland author W. Mann wrote The Wineland Voyages, suggesting that V�nland was located on the northern tip of Newfoundland. The New Hampshire's Mineral Treasures is generously on loan from the Mortimer Family Trust. Before the Apollo project ended in 1972, five other missions and a dozen men had visited the moon. [...]

Ferdinand Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World

Betty Burnett Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.34 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Bruce's knowledge of medicine now stood him again in good stead. George Washington, this plan still guides the planning of the central core of Washington, D. Students have to manage the finances of their expeditions so that they don't run out of money before they can return home safely. THE DEFEAT OF THE IROQUOIS BY CHAMPLAIN AND HIS PARTY ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN. Wintershall withdraw after drilling three dry offshore wells and Marathon closed its operations after drilling one onshore and one offshore wells. [...]

Beagle with Charles Darwin

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.26 MB Downloadable formats: PDF However, it was not until the civil war ended between Protestants and Catholics around the year 1600 that France joined in the exploration of the New World. But Xenophon led his army on, making his notes of the country through which they were toiling, measuring distances by the day's march, and at last one day when the soldiers were climbing a steep mountain, a cry, growing louder and more joyous every moment, rent the air— "Thalassa! [...]

The Story of Medicine (Exploring History)

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.19 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Unfortunately, Millersville University can no longer maintain the current project as a viable online database of information. As reported by Hardy (1941), this gold was found to be invisible and refractory and undetectable by panning although detailed work by Joralemon (1951) records coarser gold in the deposit. Originally drawn in 1547 it is claimed this map shows the east coast of Australia with south orientated to the top. [...]

The True Story of Lewis and Clark (What Really Happened?)

Susanna Keller Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.37 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Demonstrate an understanding of motivation, causation and empathy to assist one in drawing conclusions about the past. He says that the sailors, when they came back, claimed that during the furthest part of their journey they saw the Sun to the north of them. Finding a yard to build the Discovery was not easy as wooden hulls of that size had become rarities by 1900 when the building of the ship was put out to tender. One trip on the Amazon apparently wasn't enough for Orellana, however, and he died in November 1546 at the ripe old age of 35, one of many victims of an ill-planned and disastrous expedition to reverse his previous steps by traveling up the Amazon. [...]

Ancient Egypt Explorer (Spotlight Explorer)

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.18 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The early stages of an investigation often involve making observations, asking questions, sharing ideas and data, and learning what�s already been discovered about the topic. Last week Glenn Wiebe published a list of iPad apps for history teachers. Ushered into the presence of the Grand Lama, a child of seven, he touched his head three times on the floor, after the custom of the country, and, taking off his hat, knelt to be blessed by the little monarch.' He had the simple and unaffected manners of a well-educated princely child. [...]