Amundsen and Scott's Race to the South Pole (Great Journeys

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Dispossessed of the land that had nourished them for so long, the Aboriginal people became dependent on white food and clothing. The gold refiners of London were hastily called in, and they reported that it contained a quantity of gold. Swept downriver by the current, the expedition arrived at the Atlantic Ocean on 26 August, 1542. But the inhabitants resented the landing of Cordova and his men, and with arrows and stones and darts they killed or wounded a great number of Spaniards, including the commander himself, who sent an account of his voyage to the Governor of Cuba and died a few days later.

Norway (Big Buddy Books: Explore the Countries)

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Eakins runs this broad and frequently updated site. This earth-island reaches north to south, from Ireland, "barely habitable on account of the cold," to the cinnamon country (Somaliland), "the most southerly point of the habitable earth." According to Father Brebeuf, “He gave the sorcerer to understand that we could not approve of this sort of remedy, that the prayer he offered availed nothing and was only a compact with the Devil, for he had no knowledge of or belief in the true God, to whom alone it is permitted to address vows and prayers.” This response by Father Brebeuf shows that it wasn’t just Spanish or Portuguese missionaries that thought their views were superior but the entire European continent felt they did things better than the “savage” peoples of the New World.

Sir Walter Raleigh: Explorer for the Court of Queen

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Together the Hamons were major supporters of the arts in Dallas, and Nancy Hamon has continued the tradition since her husband's death in 1985. As soon as they were moored in "Winter Harbour" the men gave three loud and hearty cheers as a preparation for eight or nine months of long and dreary winter. Please note that descriptive information about the various robotic missions to Mars is located in the Robotic Missions area. As an imperishable memorial of one loved and mourned by our gracious Queen, I called this great lake 'the Albert Nyanza.' The Victoria and the Albert Lakes are the two sources of the Nile."

Exploring the South Carolina Colony (Exploring the 13

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December 15, 1965 - American astronauts Walter Schirra, Jr. and Thomas Stafford in Gemini 6 make the first space rendezvous with Gemini 7. Bumsted (ed.), Canadian History Before Confederation (Georgetown: Irwin-Dorsey, 1972), pp. 18-30 (2nd ed., 1979, pp. 17-28). Teachers may also discuss the concepts of “curiosity,” “scientific mind,” “expeditions and exploration” and “documentation.” After students have read the article, teachers could ask students to answer the questions and do the activities found in the worksheet, “He lost the race to the South Pole but made discoveries for science,” found in Antarctica and Scott resources.

Antarctic Adventure: Exploring The Frozen South (Turtleback

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Seeing the fate that had befallen the Spanish ship, a throng of natives returned to the side of the ship, cautiously assured that the intruders would not send a landing party. Such was this remarkable man as first seen by the English, "venerated as God's vice-regent through all the eastern countries of Asia." Radioactive elements incorporated into Ceres when it was forming would supply it with some heat, and its great bulk would provide thermal insulation, so it would take a very long time for the heat to escape into space.

Hernando Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico (Explorers of the

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They were the first known European explorers to reach Monterey. Captain James Cook FRS RN (October 27, 1728 – February 14, 1779) was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer. As many officers as could be spared from the vessel, and myself dined with Señor Quadra, and were gratified with a repast we had lately been little accustomed to. They made a good start; the weather was calm and clear, the sea smooth as a mirror—walruses lay in herds on the ice, and, steering due north, they made good progress.

Pathfinders of the American Frontier (Exploration and

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Several thousand barrels of oil were produced, but the price of oil was not high enough to justify further efforts at development. As Roman power grew, increasing wealth brought increasing demands for Oriental luxuries; this led to great commercial activity in the eastern seas. Bates' book detailing his travels and endeavors, A Naturalist on the River Amazons, is such a fine example of natural history writing and introduction to the Amazon that it has been republished several times and is still available!

The Picture History of Great Explorers

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From the land which we had first sight of, we came to a large lake of water, like drowned land, which made it to rise like islands. One person described what happened to sailors on a voyage south. “Those which survived could hardly be recognized as human. The crews were given holiday, and great joy prevailed. The starshade would deploy in deep space like a sunflower the size of a baseball diamond. Offering exceptional value, these telescopes feature portable yet powerful designs with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.

Columbus: Opening Up the New World (Great Explorers of the

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Diaz’s expedition reached its furthest point in the Indian Ocean the 12th March of 1488, near the mouth of Bushman River. In the film there are clearly two ways of dealing with the Guaraní: the peaceful way associated with the Jesuits and the harsh way expressed by the state. The Fort was also used during World Wars I and II. When the the British liner Birkenhead was sinking and everyone was trying to get into the lifeboats, someone shouted out Women and children first!, and this has been the custom of the sea ever since.

Shipwrecks (Dingles Leveled Readers - Nonfiction)

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Willem Janszoon proceeded to chart some 320 km of the coastline, which he thought to be a southerly extension of New Guinea. Excessive manual labor demands of the missionaries and poor nutrition probably contributed to the Indians inability to resist such infections. With this positive information, Bissell was able to get together some financial backers, including James Townsend, president of a bank in New Haven, Connecticut, and formed the "Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company".