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La Salle (World Explorers) (Z)

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Similar Arctic adventures can be told about Roald Amundsen, Sir Hubert Wilkins and Richard E. The discovery of the elusive Planet X was officially announced on March 13, 1930 — Percival Lowell's birthday. One captain, Diego Cao, explored some 1500 miles of coastline. Individuals interested in Nevada geology are encouraged to visit or write NBMG or call (702) 784-6691. Indians laid siege to settlements or attacked them outright. For the next 70 years, Spanish and later Mexican military campaigns failed to defeat the Yuma. 1801 - A Yokut Indian poisoned three padres from Mission San Miguel, and one died as a result. 1804 - A Yokut Indian attempted to stone to death a padre at Mission San Miguel.
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The Klondike Gold Rush (We the People: Industrial America)

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The King was overjoyed, but he refused to name it the Cape of Storms. In addition to The Washington Post article, a number of online sources may be used to augment students’ understanding of the quest to be first to reach the South Pole. The success of Cortes and his brilliant conquest of Mexico gave a new impulse to discovery in the New World. Is there any evidence of life in the planet's past? Synge But the death of Alexander the Great and the confusion that followed set back the advance of geographical discovery in this direction for some time.
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Daniel Boone (On My Own Biographies)

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Both men drew maps and pictures of what they saw. But, whereas the ancient Egyptians left behind stone edifices that have endured for thousands of years, Viking structures were hewn mostly from wood and earth. From time to time we have glimpses of these folk sailing about in the Baltic Sea. She had sailed for three miles when they met a ridge of ice, and a solid sea forbade any further advance. In the darker foreground are pictured men with weapons, armor, and cannon.
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Explorers (Women in Profile Series)

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You will need to select your preferred workshop experience based on the age of the students and time of year. The next year, another new play concept was tested, with the Mobil Cohasset D-42 well discovering light oil in a subtle drape structure overlying the Jurassic age Abenaki formation carbonate bank margin. The explorers now found a new and beautiful stream flowing into the Murray from the north, up which the boat was now turned, natives anxiously following along the grassy banks, till suddenly a net stretched across the stream checked their course.
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Marco Polo: To China and Back (Great Explorations

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Then, on October 12, 1492, as the exhausted sailors grew closer to mutiny, lookout Roderigo de Triana spied land from his perch atop the mast of the Pinta. He would have travelled by the chief caravan routes of Syria into Egypt. Classification in biology has been proceeding apace for almost three centuries since Linnaeus, and some of biology's most distinguished thinkers, including recently deceased Harvard Professor Ernst Mayr, have discussed its importance and its intricacies.
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Early Civilizations in the Americas: Almanac

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May – Construction begins on the first East Texas mission, San Francisco de los Tejas, near present-day Weches, Houston County. The assignment teachers give to use the “We Explore” activity sheet may vary. There are, of course, a considerable number of reliable studies of European voyages of discovery in the North Atlantic in general, and with chapters on Newfoundland in particular. It is a space ship that will take you to the farthest reaches of the Universe, a time machine that will take you to the far past and the far future, a teacher that knows more than any human being, a friend that will amuse you and console you -- and most of all, a gateway, to a better and happier and more useful life.
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The Journey of Columbus (Rourke Discovery Library)

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In 1821-3 Parry made a second journey, discovering the Fury and Hecla Straits. But when someone with specific knowledge (like a sexual health educator) starts describing our sexual bodies, most of us begin to compare ourselves to what we are being told. What might it have been like to live through the Reformation? Getting from A to B requires complex calculations involving inertia and gravity—literally, rocket science—to "slingshot" from planet to planet (or moon) across the solar system.
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John Cabot: The Ongoing Search for a Westward Passage to

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It is rich in photographs, diagrams, maps, and figures, and provides a comprehensive, accessible yet scholarly account, not only of the Norse habitation site at L�Anse aux Meadows, but also the North Atlantic context of Norse expansion, discovery, settlement, society, interaction with native peoples, and eventual abandonment of the Norse presence in North America. It was a daring venture, but the expedition was ill-equipped to battle with the icebound seas of the frozen north.
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Francisco Pizarro: Destroyer of the Inca Empire (Wicked

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Some Māori were gathered on the river shore, and communication was made possible as Tupaia's language was similar to that of the Māori. They had soon had enough of the new country, weighed anchor, and steered away to the north. It rode high in the water with the prominent forecastle (along with the usual sterncastle) giving it a characteristic "U" shape. This section contains a biography, timeline, history, facts and information about the famous French explorers including the great Jacques Cartier, Jacques Marquette and Samuel de Champlain.
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Francisco Pizarro (Groundbreakers)

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The commander of the twenty-ton Ellen had done more than any man had done before him in the way of Arctic exploration. In 1823, inventor Samuel Brown created an internal combustion engine and demonstrated the potential of fossil fuels to power vehicles. Ships were bought for "a voyage to Egypt"; there was the Pelican of one hundred tons, the Marygold of thirty tons, and a provision ship of fifty tons. The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.
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