Hernando Cortes: Fortune Favored the Bold (Great

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It was an exercise with a largely threefold purpose: provide cold environment training for the Navy, investigate potential Antarctic base sites, and establish a major U. With the support of the Rockefeller Foundation, Florey and his colleague Norman Heatley traveled to the United States in the summer of 1941 to see if they could interest the American pharmaceutical industry in the effort to produce penicillin on a large scale.

Lewis & Clark Expedition

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Menzies cites several stone structures in and around Sydney and Newcastle as further evidence of pre-European contact with Australia by the Chinese. The men lost the muscular jerk with the oars. He gives us a graphic picture of this place, with its sweet-scented trees, its shrubs gay as the rainbow with blossoms and berries, its many-coloured vegetation, its fragrant air and delicious soil. The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

Sir Walter Raleigh (Groundbreakers: Explorers)

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The Indians said: It is the manner amongst us Indians, that if any such accident happen, wee doe redeeme the life of a man that is so slaine, with a 100 armes length of Beades and since that you are heere strangers, and come into our Countrey, you should rather conform yourselves to the Customes of our Countrey, than impose yours upon us.... To add to the unknown dangers of the way, numbers of natives now appeared in force on the banks of the river, threatening the white men with "dreadful yells and with the beating of spears and shields."

Samuel De Champlain: From New France to Cape Cod (In the

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Sometimes one motive inspires the promoters of discovery, and another motive may inspire the individuals who carry out the search. For the first time ever the world was a connected place. Portuguese exploration and trade along the West African coast and to Atlantic islands, encouraged and directed by Prince Henry de Avis, the Navigator, continued throughout the 15th century. Walking alone to the farthest end of the island, Drake is said to have laid himself down and with his arms embraced the southernmost point of the known world.

Exploring the New World: An Interactive History Adventure

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In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Premier enjoyed a series of exploration successes, notably the discovery of the Qadirpur gas field in Pakistan in 1990, the Fife and Angus fields in the UKCS and the Yetagun gas field in Myanmar in 1992. Byrd led 4700 men, aboard thirteen ships with twenty-three aircraft, on the US NAVY ANTARCTIC DEVELOPMENTS PROJECT 1946-47.. These missions were aimed at gathering data about current conditions and answering questions about the history of Mars.

Pirate Secrets Revealed (Extreme Explorations!)

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Touching at Quelpart, he reached a bay near our modern Vladivostock, and on 2nd August 1787 he discovered the strait that bears his name to-day, between Saghalien and the North Island of Japan. The company were filled with wonder, and when the story spread all the people of Venice came forth to do honour to their famous fellow-countrymen. The "discovery" begins a 140-year period of other exoplanet discovery false alarms, but no actual planets are discovered. 1920: A.

Christopher Columbus: Explorer (Our People)

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The Company, headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas, was originally incorporated in Louisiana in 1950 as Murphy Corporation. From Mercator's edition of Ptolemy's map. "Pytheas said that the farthest parts of the world are those which lie about Thule, the northernmost of the Britannic Isles, but he never said whether Thule was an island or whether the world was habitable by man as far as that point. These discoveries had a lasting impact on Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Explorers Set

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. And where, on our modern maps, was this little earth, and what was it like? Blinding blizzards followed them as they made their way slowly back. The first attempt at settlement was made in 1803 by Lieutenant David Collins but the harsh conditions forced him to move on to Tasmania where he eventually settled Hobart in February 1804. NOTICE: Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates.

Mystery on Everest: A Photobiography Of George Mallory

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His methods were sometimes so brutal that the Russian government actually conducted an inquiry, although Shelikhov was never charged with any crime. It remained, however, for Captain Charles Wilkes, commanding the United States exploring expedition during the years 1838-42, to really discover, explore and make certain the existence of land around the southern pole. He tells how, with the help of mechanics from Tarshish, Tyre, and Sidon, he built three goodly ships, "Ocean's children," in a "windless creek" on the Red Sea, how he loaded them with cloth and beads, "the wares wild people love," food-flour for the ship, cakes, honey, oil, pulse, meal, dried fish and rice, and salted goods.

Traveling Man: The Journey of Ibn Battuta 1325-1354

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There he died, and was secretly buried at midnight in the muddy waters of the Mississippi River. After Petrarch, Boccaccio opened yet another channel for the stream of freedom. Jennings says the elite of the Puritans wanted the war; the ordinary white Englishman did not want it and often refused to fight. Somebody else from the same network or ISP (Internet Service Provider) has crawled the site and was blocked as the result. For the explorations of the 40 years following Champlain's death in 1635, the Jesuit Relations, i.e., documents compiled by Jesuit missionaries in Qu├ębec, provide a unique source.