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Inside Access: Pirates

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A land party is dispatched and the Apalachicola River is discovered. Don Diego Vel�squez - sailed from Santiago, Cuba on April 8th, 1518, to explore the Mexican coast, and check out the stories told by C�rdoba. On September 1, 1985, a joint American-French expedition, headed by famous American oceanographer Dr. Varsity athletes are encouraged to talk with their coaches to determine if morning sections are necessary to avoid conflict with practices and game schedules.
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Francisco Coronado (Rourke Discovery Library)

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A second expedition sailed in 15534 and in 1535, which Cortez accompanied, to make personal inspection. The active ingredient of Qinghao, known as artemisinin, was isolated by Chinese scientists in 1971. By the mid-19th century most of the main geographical features of Canada had been mapped by European colonists. (See also Arctic Exploration .) Until well into the 16th century, Europe's knowledge of the nearest part of America, its eastern extremity at Newfoundland, was misty and uncertain.
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Armstrong's Rock (Stories of Great People (Paperback))

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It wouldn't be until the Renaissance that people would begin to question what lies beneath. This work was carried out at a time of relatively low gold prices. On the eighth day five people died of starvation and the rest of the expedition was only saved by the purchase of some grain from a distant village. Having reached the Cape de Verde Islands in safety, the object of the expedition could no longer remain a secret, and Drake led his squadron boldly across the Atlantic Ocean.
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Real Pirates

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D., many of the places to which Sindbad's story relates have been identified. At Porgera, during the 1960s, Searson focused on the hard-rock potential, forming a syndicate to finance initial adit development. From the discovery of fire by ancient ancestors to modern space explorations, it has been curiosity and the pursuit for a better future that has made humanity explore and innovate. Harrington also was the largest individual donor to New York's Metropolitan Opera in the company's history.
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Land Ho! Fifty Glorious Years in the Age of Exploration

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Convention on the Law of the Sea, which governs such activity. Papua New Guineans, returning from labouring on Queensland plantations, may have identified the first meaningful quantities of gold in PNG at Sudest Island. And so the brilliant navigator, Christopher Columbus, passed away, all unconscious of the great New World he had reached. The cosmonauts remain until mid-June, and two Progress freighters are flown up (one in April, one in October) before financial support disappears and the venture falls through.
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Edmund Hillary Reaches the Top of Everest (Extraordinary

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Biography of von Bellingshausen from the online Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. The Nir Field has recently been abandoned due to unfavorable economics following the failure in November 2003 of the Nir-2 appraisal well. The European explorers came in search of wealth and new land. The Indians of western North America, for example, quickly incorporated the horse into their culture, which enhanced their proficiency as buffalo hunters and warriors.
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Henry Hudson: English Explorer of the Northwest Passage (The

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Prince Henri of Orleans got to within one hundred miles of Lhasa, Littledale and his wife to within fifty miles. A "shrill clamour of rejoicing and the screaming flight of terrified children" hailed his approach. The Murrumbidgee is a magnificent stream. The land was already occupied and was being used by the inhabitants. Maskelyne asked Herschel to “do the astronomical world the faver [sic] to give a name to your planet, which is entirely your own, [and] which we are so much obliged to you for the discovery of.” In response to Maskelyne’s request, Herschel decided to name the object Georgium Sidus (George’s Star), or the “Georgian Planet” in honour of his new patron, King George III.
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Stanley and Livingstone: Expeditions Through Africa (Beyond

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Another simulation game with historical perspective is The Oregon Trail. The Isramco group is currently in planning stages to drill a deep offshore oil test near its abandoned Yam-2 test drilled in the early 1990s. An article in the September 2005 Newsletter of Australian National Placenames Survey states that "The Pennefather River --located at 12º 14’ South and 141º 43’ East on western Cape York Peninsula, Queensland--is one of the most significant historical sites in Australia.
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Exploring the Pacific Northwest (Exploring the Americas)

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Vesta displayed landscapes battered by craters from impacts during more than 4.5 billion years in the rough and tumble asteroid belt. It had 3 small portholes in the front, 1 larger hatch in the back and 2 oxygen tanks that carried 8 hours worth of air. A quantity of malt was shipped to be made into wort, mustard, vinegar, wheat, orange and lemon juice and portable soup was put on board, and Cook received special orders to keep his men with plenty of fresh food whenever this was possible.
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Science Museum - Exploration (Science Museum Book of

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The younger Slick had a lifelong interest in science and engineering. Jean de Brebeuf was one such missionary whose life and fate parallels to some extent the fictional character of Father LaForgue. In looking down into the fissure one sees nothing but a dense white cloud; from this cloud rushed up a great jet of vapour exactly like steam, and it mounted two or three hundred feet high." The robotic arm on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity delivered a sample of Martian soil to the rover's observation tray for the first time on October 16, 2012.
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