Juan Ponce De Leon: A Primary Source Biography (The Primary

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. These images would be sent out into the world, representing the individual - it only stands to reason that what appears on the card is an idealised version of the individual. In the mid-current the sea was very clear, and the natives came off from the shore and brought us their merchandise. If he had sailed west from Spain, he would have had to battle against the wind. There were swords of state and golden candlesticks, silver basins, brocade dresses, and gloves embroidered with pearls.

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Across America: The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Discovery &

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Captain Cook, on the other hand, was more scientific, more conscious of cultural relativism. • All in all, this is a great package for younger viewers easily bored by sociological or "big picture" abstractions. Most workshops are limited to 25 students per activity with groups rotating through activities. First of all, Europe's geographic position at the extreme western end of the trade routes with the East allowed numerous middlemen each to take his cut and raise the cost of the precious silks and spices before passing them on to still another middleman.

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Christopher Columbus: Explorer (Our People)

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I must write to Queen Isabella and tell her all about my discoveries. In further work with bird malaria, Ross showed that mosquitoes could transmit malaria parasites from bird to bird. Also, it is not uncommon that the “big” gold deposit often lies adjacent to a smaller gold occurrence. The findings mark the first time direct light from an exoplanet has been observed. 2006: The French CoRoT space telescope, which detects planets as they transit their host stars, is launched in December. 2007: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope finds water vapor in the spectrum of the planet HD 189733b.

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The Time Key: Diary of an Egyptian Quest

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Dutch leaders founded The Dutch East India Company to help expand trade throughout the Indian Ocean. In 1972, Mobil tested a new play concept involving rollover anticlines associated with down-to-the-basin listric faults in the Sable Subbasin, thus-far the most prolific depocentre in the basin. General descriptions of the Library's holdings relating to the European discovery and exploration of America are found in two recent publications prepared in conjunction with the Library of Congress's Quincentenary Program: Louis De Vorsey, Jr., (Washington, 1992).

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Discovery Kids Readers: Incredible Adventures (Discovery

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They are the largest and most beautiful baths in the world, insomuch that one hundred of either sex may bathe in them at once. He said he was willing to build a mosque at the site Columbus identified. The Welton field is the second largest onshore field in the United Kingdom and the company successfully implements a well optimisation programme which results in a significant increase in production levels. Resuming their journey early in August, the messengers did not arrive at the Court of the Great Khan till the day after Christmas.

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The Viking Explorers (Exp-New) (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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As the caravel Pinta was a better sailer, and went ahead of the Admiral, she found the land, and made the signals ordered by the Admiral. With Robotic Arm Edge, command the gripper to open and close, control 120 degree wrist motion, an extensive elbow range of 300 degrees, base rotation of 270 degrees, base motion of 180 degrees, vertical reach of 15 inches, horizontal reach of 12.6 inches, and lifting capacity of 100g. There are dispersed about the woods near the water, 2, 3, 4 together; some Oyster, Cockle and Muscle (sic) Shells lie about the Entrance of them, but not in any Quantity to indicate they make these huts their constant Habitation.

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Take Command, Captain Farragut!

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This was an important relationship, since the Russians were entirely unskilled in hunting sea mammals, particularly the elusive sea otter. CAPTAIN COOK, THE DISCOVERER OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS, WITH HIS SHIPS IN KEALAKEKUA BAY, HAWAII, WHERE HE WAS MURDERED. On 16th July they crossed the Polar Circle. "All on board feel they are entering upon a momentous period of their life," says the explorer. "Were we to be the fortunate ones to reach this goal, which navigators for centuries had striven to reach?"

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The Colony of Massachusetts (Spotlight on the 13 Colonies:

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They were then in latitude 77 degrees north, near New Siberia Island, 500 miles from the mouth of the Lena river. The dry and cold air holds little moisture, so telescopes can see clearly beyond the atmosphere and into space. This square, in front of the church of the Val-de-Grâce military hospital in Paris, was named after Laveran on November 6, 1930. In the next year, Phillips drilled three more wildcat wells, which turned out to be wells drilled for stratigraphic-structural information.

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Explore the Countries Set 2

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The Famous American Explorers & Pioneers includes biographies, facts, timelines, history and information about the early American and the North American explorers including the most famous great American Explorers & Pioneers including Daniel Boone, Lewis & Clark, Zebulon Pike, Jedediah Smith and Brigham Young. The homeward voyage was a rough one, but Columbus reached Portugal in March 1493, where he taunted the Portuguese with the claim that he had found a new route to the Spice Islands.

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The Search for Riches (Remarkable World)

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Grand excitement reigned among geographers when they heard of Thule, and a very sea of romance rose up around the name. This is the most significant discovery crowning years of concerted effort by all. They had been away for two years and five months. But by far the most wide-ranging and accomplished of the eighteenth-century explorers was the Englishman James Cook, who made three separate voyages to the Pacific in 1768–71, 1772–75, and 1776–80.

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