Climbing Everest: Tales of Triumph and Tragedy on the

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In 1837–39 the Hudson Bay Company's Peter Warren Dease and Thomas Simpson made long sweeps along the polar shoreline from Point Barrow in the west to Rae Strait in the east. In less than a year, over half the indigenous population living in the Sydney Basin had died from smallpox. Instead, the population was rendered economically extinct. Alvin was built by General Mills' (yes- the cereal guys) Electronics Group was designed to be more efficient for deep-sea exploration.

I Am Sacajawea, I Am York: Our Journey West with Lewis and

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And if you could speak to them and tell them how you felt that people should behave, they would think to themselves Sure, it's easy to make sacrifices and be generous and kind when you are wealthy. For nearly a year now, we have had a team evaluating market possibilities, which includes various pipeline and LNG options. The boats succeeded in keeping together until the night of September 12, when a terrible storm sent them drifting in different directions toward the Siberian coast.

Explore with John Franklin (Travel with the Great Explorers)

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Before reading the article, familiarize students with the vocabulary and discuss the route Rutherford has taken. • Which continents is Rutherford circumnavigating? • Which are the most treacherous geographic locations on the route? • Rutherford has the advantage of modern technology on his solo voyage. They leant forward, bowed with grief and heavy hearts at the prospect before them. With a knowledge of the mischief done by these few, their wonderful marches and their widespread aggressions, their enemies cannot deny to them the attributes of courage and military tact.

Theodore Roosevelt and the Exploration of the Amazon Basin

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McClintock hastened back to the ship with his news—he had by his sleigh-journey added one hundred and twenty miles to the old charts and "completed the discovery of the coast-line of Continental America." I think that we are to understand that the friendly capture of that tribe was by far the most important thing, the highest in value, that happened during the whole thirty years of truceless hostilities; that it was a decisive thing, a peaceful Waterloo, the surrender of the native Napoleon and his dreaded forces, the happy ending of the long strife.

Great Warriors: Conquistadors

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These men became stranded when their ship blew away in a blizzard and were forced to winter at Cape Evans and Hut Point on supplies left over by Robert Scott. A directions page explains several ways this lesson can be modified based on your class. Total project costs through to production were $10 million. March 24, 1965 - Ranger 9 transmits high-quality images of the moon, many of which were shown live in the first television spectacular about the moon.

The History of Space Exploration: Sequencing Events

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They sometimes fought with the native people and their life was harsh and isolated. The guiding spirit for these voyages was Prince Henry the Navigator whose headquarters at Sagres on the north coast of Africa attracted some of the best geographers, cartographers and pilots of the day. Murphy purchases interests in Venezuela’s Block 575, the company’s first international exploration venture outside of North America.

On the Texas Trail of Cabeza de Vaca

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Read books from a history book club or watch the History Channel DVDs on the lives of Famous Explorers. The invention of the printing press around this time made information sharing much easier. The astrolabe was replaced by the sextant as the chief navigational instrument in the 18th century. See how, in the process of the monk's travels, he brought Buddhist traditions to the Confucian Chinese, achieved celebrity status, and became the central character in the greatest classical Chinese novel. x While the story of Leif Eriksson and the Vikings is relatively well known, Professor Liulevicius takes you deeper into the question of why the Vikings, or Norsemen, explored, as evidenced by their broader culture of adventure and values that pressed them onwards in often violent ways x Although traders had traveled the Silk Road since the Roman Empire, there was little awareness of what existed at the other end - until Marco Polo's accounts of China opened Europeans' eyes to a mysterious, advanced civilization.

The Curse of King Tut's Tomb and Other Ancient Discoveries

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Rank popularity for the word 'Exploration' in Nouns Frequency: #2127 The numerical value of Exploration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3 The spacecraft is placed in lunar orbit to make a careful spectroscopic analysis of the entire lunar surface, including its North and South poles, and soon confirms what the Department of Defense Clementine mission had found in 1994 - that trapped within some of the craters at the Moon's two poles is about 6.6 trillion tons of permanently frozen water ice.

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

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At the end of his three years he returned and reported that he had discovered land with rich meadows, fine woods, and good fishing, which he had named Green-land. St Barbara is committed to growing through discovery and generating highly prospective drilling targets throughout our portfolio of tenements. Tasman's flag ship "Heemskerck"( Home Church ) and "Zeehaen" ( Sea Cock ) left Mauritius October 8th 1642. The other ship found safe anchorage behind Cape Mendocino during a storm and may have subsequently sailed as far as the Oregon border.

Ancient Egypt Explorer (Spotlight Explorer)

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The British expeditions carried out extensive exploration and scientific investigation of Victoria Land. A second oil boom occurred in January 1930 when Humble Oil Company of Texas drilled a well three miles northwest of Hobbs that began producing a spectacular 9,500 barrels of oil a day. One extraordinary indication of their skills is an expedition of about 600 BC. Some are scientists seeking to expand human knowledge. After a month spent on the shores of the Blue Lake, an opportunity offered for the advance.