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The Magic Globe

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A surprisingly easy drag & drop site creator. Like Franklin's party, his expedition had also suffered from fogs, gales, and mosquitoes, but they had made their way on, naming inlets, capes, and islands as they passed. By subduing the Alaska Natives with fire power, Russian control grew stronger. Naming of Human Malaria Parasites (1890, 1897) The Italian investigators Giovanni Batista Grassi and Raimondo Filetti first introduced the names Plasmodium vivax and P. malariae for two of the malaria parasites that affect humans in 1890.

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Robert Peary (Exp-New) (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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The discovery well flows approximately 5,000 bopd of good quality oil and, following two appraisal wells, is estimated to contain gross contingent resources of 800 MMboe - 1.8 billion boe within licence PL501. This is also the entrance your group should use. In this outline of Africa, which is generally supposed to show the results of Prince Henry's labours, the map has been put the right way up. They feed on the fruit of stunted oak, which grows at the bottom of the sea and produces very large acorns.

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The Travels of Francisco Pizarro (Explorers and Exploration)

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Carrier and lander are now in a solar orbit. The vast lands south of Hudson's Bay and north of New Spain remained largely unknown to Europeans in the early seventeenth century, apart from a few Spanish settlements in the southeast and a few English and Dutch settlements in the northeast. Here we read three documents of the early slave trade that you will find reminiscent of the exploration narratives in this section. Secondly, Ballard had engineered a new unmanned submersible (Argo) that could explore wider areas, dive deeper, stay underwater for many weeks, and deliver crisp and clear pictures of what it found.

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DK Readers: Terror on the Amazon: The Quest for El Dorado

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For over one hundred miles he made his way along its eastern shores, until he reached a broad opening with fields of maize and bright patches of sunflower, from the seeds of which the Indians made their hair-oil. And if our Lord and the Virgin Mother had not aided us by giving good weather to refresh ourselves with provisions and other things we would have died in this very great sea. Without careful consideration and inquiry, our perceptions of the history of American colonization can easily be molded by literature and films.

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Into the Wilderness: The Lewis and Clark Expedition (New

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According to The History Channel, Columbus kidnapped and enslaved hundreds of indigenous people, forcing them to work on plantations and as servants. B.) Synge *** END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK A BOOK OF DISCOVERY *** ***** This file should be named 23107-h.htm or 23107-h.zip ***** This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: http://www.gutenberg.org/2/3/1/0/23107/ Produced by Ron Swanson Updated editions will replace the previous one--the old editions will be renamed.

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Exploring the West)

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. It doesn't the least matter who you are or where you come from. Synge Oceans, no ships ventured on what was held to be the Sea of Darkness, no man was emboldened to risk life and money on the unknown waters beyond his own safe home. Firearms alone saved the little crew, and the rage of the natives was turned to admiration as they watched the white men paddling on their great river while some seventy black men swam off to the boat like "a parcel of seals."

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Magellan: First to Circle the Globe (Great Explorers of the

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Where discoveries have been made in Uganda and Kenya, conflicts over entitlements and revenue sharing between local and national communities are already challenging the governments and companies involved. The Heart of the Antarctic (published by Heinemann), by kind permission of Sir ERNEST SHACKLETON. He tells us that the Danube rises in the Pyrenees Mountains and flows right through Europe till it empties its waters into the Black Sea, giving us a long and detailed account of a country he calls Scythia (Russia) with many rivers flowing into this same Black Sea.

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Henry Hudson (Groundbreakers)

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If white men of any race could have done it, these would have accomplished it. Six wives, jet black girls in neat country caps edged with red silk, accompanied him. A summary of East African conflict zones. (Source: Peter Purcell) There are several international border disputes near the discoveries or areas of potential, real or imaginary. At Angra Pequena he pauses to erect a stone pillar, declaring that the king of Portugal is the overlord of this region. Before the Spaniards reached Peru, they were able to get reinforcements from Panama.

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Christopher Columbus: The Life of a Master Navigator and

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Common rationales for exploring space include advancing scientific research, national prestige, uniting different nations, ensuring the future survival of humanity, and developing military and strategic advantages against other countries. [1] Space exploration has often been used as a proxy competition for geopolitical rivalries such as the Cold War. Hoidal reminds us that three of the four Greenland Norse voyages to North America described in the sagas returned with cargoes of lumber, and that archaeological remains provide evidence that timber harvesting continued well after the Vinland voyages came to an end.

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Secret Worlds: Mummies

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Israel National Oil Company (now Israel Oil Company) made a small discovery at the Zuk Tamrur field near the Dead Sea that produced 150-200 barrels of light oil per day from the Lower Triassic Ra'af formation. The area was named Vinland, as grapes grew there, but it has been suggested that the “grapes” referred to were in fact cranberries. After Ross' voyages there was, with a few notable exceptions, a fifty year hiatus in Antarctic exploration. Exploration of Texas was rather thorough.

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