Lewis and Clark (Cornerstones of Freedom)

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It was expected to pinpoint near-surface anomalies in the electromagnetic response of the soil, such as the disturbance that would have been caused by drilling. Ernest William Winkler (editor), Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas, Austin, Austin Printing Company, 1912 John D. The following references were used in the development of articles for "The Archives" part of Lone Star Junction, including all articles linked within the People, Places, Documents, and Events areas: Don Alberts (editor), Rebels on the Rio Grande, Albuquerque, NM, Merit Press, 1993 D.

New Worlds (Explorer Tales)

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Ceres was the first body to be discovered that met the criteria established by the IAU, and Pluto was the second. (Spacecraft are now on their way to both dwarf planets: Dawn to orbit Ceres 214 years after its discovery and the wonderful New Horizons mission to fly past Pluto 85 years after it was found.) NASA / ESA / J. Thus, when in the year 1415 King John planned a great expedition across the narrow seas to Ceuta, an important Moorish city in North Africa, it fell to Prince Henry himself to equip seven triremes, six biremes, twenty-six ships of burden, and a number of small craft.

The Usborne Book of Discovery:

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The rise of towns and trade along with the Crusades in the centuries preceding the age of exploration caused important changes in Europeans' mental outlook that would give them the incentive and confidence to launch voyages of exploration in three ways. He had to train for 900 hours just to be a passenger! Participation in real scientific research. The medical establishment of Europe resisted the introduction of these new drugs, however, and it was not until the 1830's, for instance, that quinine was brought into general use.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Documenting U.S. History)

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In 161 ce, according to Chinese records, an “embassy” came from the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius to the emperor Huan-ti, bearing goods that Huan-ti gratefully received as “tribute.” Ptolemy, however, did not know of these voyages: he swept his peninsula of Colmorgo (Malay) southwestward to join the eastward trend of his coast of Africa, thus creating a closed Indian Ocean. At the point where they reached it, the river is full two miles from bank to bank. The Second Fleet became known as the 'Death Fleet' - 278 of the convicts and crew died on the voyage to Australia, compared to only 48 on the First Fleet.

Hernando de Soto (Historical Biographies)

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The Black was naked, and his body was greased. The Discovery of the Americas: A Play About Early Explorers I am a 2nd grade teacher at the Igo Elementary School in Foxborough, MA. Also of interest are maps that belonged to Gen. Winner of the 2011 Parents Magazine Best Toy Award, 2011 Dr. Although the huge continent of Africa was in the way, the Portuguese believed it could be gotten around. On 16th April 1245, Friar John left the cloister for the unknown tract of country by which he had to pass into China.

Women of the World: Women Travelers and Explorers

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So great is the quantity of fruit, that at the season when they are ripe the whole coast on either side of the Pillars is covered with acorns thrown up by the tides. As he and his men explored inland for wood and fresh water, they saw the Calusa tribal village at Mound Key. The reason for his murder is not entirely understood to-day, but the natives, who had hitherto proved friendly, suddenly attacked the English explorer and slew him, and "he fell into the water and spoke no more."

Explor A Maze

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Mines the first time subjected to something like a critical comparison. They also vastly underestimated the size of the earth by some 5-10,000 miles. When Speke reached Alexandria he had telegraphed home: "The Nile is settled." But disappointment and failure awaited him, and at last, just two years after the death of his wife, he took the Lady Nyassa to Zanzibar by the Rovuma River and set forth to reach Bombay, where he hoped to sell her, for his funds were low. This map represents the known world before Columbus' exploration.

DK Discoveries: Moon Landing

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Blissenbach) We are pleased to present this fascinating and enlightening review on the history of oil and gas exploration in East Africa as a web exclusive for GeoExPro. Travel through the expanse of the universe and discover just how much SPACE there is in Space. Some time later, Alberta Culture sent a History Professor to audit me and make sure that our research was valid. As Italy became the center of wealth and culture, it also became the target of the increasingly centralized states to the north.

Measuring the World (On the Map)

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On his way south from Nazareth to Cairo, with a group of traders and some sheep and goats, he heard from local people about ruins in a narrow mountain valley off the road through the desert, near the supposed tomb of Aaron, the brother of Moses. Unfortunately for the Guaraní, Portugal is a country that allows slave trading and intends to enslave those within the last sanctuary for these people. The centuries following the European arrivals would see the culmination of this effort, as Americans pushed westward across the continent, enticed by the lure of riches, open land and a desire to fufill the nation’s manifest destiny.

Exploring the New Jersey Colony (Exploring the 13 Colonies)

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C. coast by steamer by Ronald Burns and family. Text that stays for more than 2 days should be BLACK. The remains of the buildings show no signs of stone footings, indicating that the buildings were meant to be temporary. It was one hundred and twenty-seven years since Tasman had discovered the west coast and called it Staaten Land, but no European had ever set foot on its soil. CAUTION, may be too intense for younger students. The inhabitants of Sidon ... were thy mariners; thy wise men were thy pilots."