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The History of Rockets (Venture Books Series)

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On 6th April the Pole was reached. "The Pole at last!" writes Peary in his diary. "The prize of three centuries! Synge At last the preparations were complete. The Santa Maria was to lead the way with the Admiral on board; she was but one hundred tons' burden, with a high poop and a forecastle. On August 8, Juan Ponce de León founded the Caparra Village near the bay on the north coast. Got to Go Through It. riches and land to claim for country! History is more multifaceted, complex, and non-linear than standard textbooks would have students believe.

Chalres Eastman: Native American (Young Adult History, 2)

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They land in the planned Apollo 13 site, the Fra Mauro highlands, which they explore with the help of a two-wheeled cart that permits the transport of a significantly greater quantity of lunar material than previous missions. They migrated to the Netherlands in the late 1500s to escape religious persecution in other European countries. Indeed, of the two crews, only the five Englishmen had ever been on the sea, and it has been well said that this voyage along the shores of the rock-bound coast of the Arctic sea must always take rank as one of the most daring and hazardous exploits that have ever been accomplished in the interest of geographical research.

Juan Ponce De Leon: First Explorer of Florida and First

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In the Sports section on February 7, 2012, Dave Sheinin reported an attempt to circumnavigate the Americas solo and non-stop. “ Fantastic Voyage ” is the story of Annapolis sailor Matt Rutherford. Released a few years ago, Menzies' book, 1421, the Year China Discovered The World, is seen as the book that's has the potential to re-write history. Ibn Battuta (1304-1377) traveled over 100,000 kilometres from his home in Morocco.

Marco Polo: Overland to Medieval China (Beyond the Horizons)

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Navigation now became very difficult, and, more than once, even Cook himself almost gave up hope. Suite #500, Chantilly, Va. 20151 or via email at [email protected], To be effective, your infringement notification must include the following: 1. Cook had just chartered 2 400 miles of New Zealand coastline, in under 6 months. He inherits $5,000 from his grandfather and uses it to buy leases of his own. He made full-length films, documentary shorts, and many made-for-television films.

Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed

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Souvenir pieces were occasionally created during the early years of exploration, yet prices even for these items remain firmly at triple, and often quadruple-digit levels. Tidewater Virginia 50 and South Carolina 51 gerrymandering those colonies to insure the dominance of the coast in their legislatures. From 1861 to 1865 people in the British colonies watched with interest and uneasiness the course of the American Civil War (see Civil War, American). With superb mapmaking skills, and aided on the second and third voyages by the most accurate timepiece yet developed and other modern navigational aids, Cook was able to chart the Pacific and its islands with unprecedented accuracy.

Sacagawea: Westward with Lewis and Clark (Native American

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James Marshall was building the sawmill to supply lumber for Sutter's Fort in the Sacramento Valley. Abel Janszoon Tasman (note) with the vessels Limmen, Zeemeeuw and Braq charted 481 km of the North Australian coast, but did not find the entrance to Torres Strait. European countries saw their colonies as a way to get rich. Synge Strabo wrote his famous geography near the beginning of the Christian era, but he knew nothing of the north of England, Scotland, or Wales.

Pioneering Women (True Tales of the Wild West)

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The Middle region, entered by New York harbor, was an open door to all Europe. There were different standards of currency in use in the several colonies, and trade between them was complicated by customs barriers. SpaceX now uses its Falcon rockets to launch their Dragon capsule - an unmanned vehicle that takes supplies to the ISS. In 1686 Pierre Troyes led an amazing overland expedition from Montreal to the shores of the bay, where his followers succeeded in capturing a number of the company forts by surprise.

100 Explorers Who Shaped World History (100 Series)

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At the end of the film their wish to be together is granted as Daniel forsakes LaForgue and any hopes of returning to France in order to be with her. He sailed to a French colony in Canada and became a fur trader. GBCHealth asked us to completely rebuild their website and give them the ability to manage their own content in an intuitive, user- friendly way. Arculf's journey aroused great interest among the newly converted Christians of the north, and Willibald, a high-born Englishman, started off in 721 to explore farther.

Sir Francis Drake (Great Explorers (Chelsea House))

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It found evidence of subsurface saltwater on Europa, Ganymede and Callisto and revealed the intensity of volcanic activity on Io. Improvements in navigational tools, cartography, and shipbuilding allowed European sailors to go farther than they ever had before. The colony developed an agricultural economy based on African slavery. The science projects have explored a range of topics from climate change and glaciers, to Earth’s geology, biology, ocean chemistry, circulation, and technology at the icy ends of the earth.

Alberta (Exploring Canada)

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A “maritime revolution” in Europe saw the invention of the the astrolabe, a device used to determine latitude; the caravel, an large ship of unprecedented speed; and the magnetic compass. Hbert in the One of the prized additions to the division is the Hauslab-Liechtenstein Map Collection which includes some eight thousand manuscript and printed maps primarily related to Europe with special emphasis on the Austro-Hungarian Empire and its separate provinces.