The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers (Look-It-Up Books)

Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

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Bog iron prospectors knew what telltale signs to look for, such as an oily looking microbial slick on the surface of stagnant water. They finally reached Mexico City on July 25th, 1536. Below is a map of North America, Asia and Europe first published in 1540, showing the Strait of Anian or Northwest Passage. along the west coast of Baja California, Cabrillo's ships arrived at the bay of present-day San Diego, which Cabrillo named the bay of San Miguel on September 28th.

Ancient Treasures (Treasure Hunters)

Nick Hunter

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An award-winning author, Widmer is widely published on topics in American history and politics. The Roman Catholic countries of Western Europe furnished a market that made the ocean voyage worthwhile, even if it were made to gather the harvest of the sea instead of the spices and jewels of the Orient. Just a few of the highlights include the first T. rex fossil ever discovered; a small liverwort specimen collected by Charles Darwin during his voyage on the HMS Beagle; a rifle belonging to Buffalo Bill, one of O.

Great Art Thefts (Treasure Hunters)

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On 18th July the little party in high glee set forward in canoes rowed by Canadian boatmen, hoping to reach the Copper Mine River before winter set in. Thomas Paslow was active in the Public Meeting (the first form of government in the then British Honduras settlement), the great debate over Evacuation in 1797, the Battle of St. While in San Francisco, Brannan, was shouting everywhere, "Gold! The effect of the whale slaughter on the Antarctic ecosystem is still under study. The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

Streams of History: The New World (Yesterday's Classics)

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A crowning achievement came in the spring of 1831 when he and his uncle, aboard VICTORY, discovered the North Magnetic Pole. They briefly occupied San Antonio, but soon headed back to the Rio Grande. 11 September 1842 -- San Antonio was again captured, this time by 1400 Mexican troops under Adrian Woll. There was a time in history, when we only knew of the European continent and very little beyond that. Our leader informed us that this was the Blue Sea.

DK Readers L3: Spacebusters: The Race to the Moon

Philip Wilkinson

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This activity builds on the investments already made within NOAA in the existing education programs to share the excitement of discovery. Land shifts have changed the course of the river. Then they found the group afterwards known as the Philippines (after Philip II. of Spain). Cook's party returned to the Endeavour, and the next day came ashore once again, accompanied by Tupaia. The Dutch West Indian Company built a fort in Guyana in 1616 on the Essequibo River.

Trade and Commerce in the Early Islamic World (Life in the

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But if English blood flowed in his veins he, too, was the son of the "greatest King that ever sat on the throne of Portugal," and at the age of twenty he had already learned something of the sea that lay between his father's kingdom and the northern coast of Africa. Wimmer, the cook, who claims her husband was a co-discoverer and that the precious yellow metal was found by her children. In three voyages between 1534 and 1542, French explorer Jacques Cartier traveled the St.

On the Trail of Sacagawea (Lewis & Clark Expedition)

Peter Lourie

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The four voyages of Columbus (between 1492 and 1504) served to open the door to European exploration, colonization and exploitation of the New World, although Columbus himself never set foot in North America. They experienced perfect sailing weather and winds. At last it was found and boldly they entered. In 1664, English troops under the command of the Duke of York and Albany attacked the New Netherland colony. 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.

Mapping and Navigation: Explore the History and Science of

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Von Braun later led the team at NASA 's Marshall Space Flight Center which developed the Saturn V moon rocket. Five hundred years later, the Spanish and Portuguese followed. It was bitterly cold as they mounted higher and higher up the dreary heights, till at last they reached the crest. Nevertheless, for now at least the best available evidence supports the view of Quinn, Pope, and other sceptics that it is unlikely that Columbus or Cabot were significantly influenced by the residual legacy of Norse voyages.

A Primary Source Investigation of the Gold Rush (Uncovering

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Six Apollo missions were made to explore the moon between 1969 and 1972. King John II of Portugal, along with the Kings of France and England thought Columbus was crazy and refused to help him make the voyage. We cover intriguing topics in visual, short form, mobile ... Men perished in the scrub, were lost in snow, or were devoured by their companions. We've discovered that today's Martian wasteland hints at a formerly volatile world where volcanoes once raged, meteors plowed deep craters, and flash floods rushed over the land.

Rocks and Minerals of The World: Geology for Kids -

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His land could only be reached by camels. "This information rendered us so happy that we cried with joy, and prayed God to grant us health that we might behold what we so desired," relates the faithful journal. If it is a commercial field then what happens next is that they have to do another Environmnetal Impact Assessment prior to them actually producing the field and once they start to produce then government will start to obviously get its share. “Maranco has a very favorable revenue terms with the government; for example, on the first five thousand barrels they extract, they will pay government 15% and they get 85%, on the other five thousand dollars, they will pay government 20% and if they were to find over thirty thousand barrels, they would pay government up to 40%.