Category Archives: Exploration & Discovery

The Story of Idaho

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.78 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Much information about northern conditions and transportation needs resulted from this program. About sunset the canoe struck upon the stump of a tree, which broke a large hole in her bottom, a circumstance that gave them an opportunity to let loose their discontents without reserve. This leads to further exploration in deep waters off the state of Sabah. With one mast and a large sail they flew before the wind.
Read more The Story of Idaho

Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.53 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

He saw the corruption of the church Luther nails his 95 Theses to the door of the church in Wittenburg. Many of the official crew and passengers were native-born Mexicans, who were more at home in the warm Mexican climate than in the frigid and foggy Northwest. But lest some storm should overthrow these tree trunks there were four lofty peaks connected by chains of mountains. In that century came the first practical steamboat, the screw propeller, the bicycle, and the automobile.
Read more Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon

Exploring North America (Discovery & Exploration)

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.82 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Coasting along the southern coast, Cartier now entered a "very fine and large bay, full of islands, and with channels of entrance and exit in all winds." Barbados is the eastern-most Caribbean island. The explorer was still greatly occupied on the problem of the Nile. "The discovery of the sources of the Nile," he says, "is somewhat akin in importance to the discovery of the North-West Passage." Their guide told them it would take years to sail round their sea, that on the shores dwelt people with long tails, who preferred to feed on human beings rather than cattle or goats.
Read more Exploring North America (Discovery & Exploration)

Colonial Life

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.66 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

And since any interpretation of where the Norse voyagers actually went depends so much on properly understanding the distances described in the saga records, students should also consult "Norse Nautical Units and Distance Measurements" by Roald Morcken in The Mariner’s Mirror LIV (1968): 393-401. What numbers of oars, stretchers, ship-hooks, and spikes were there for bringing the ship in and out of the harbour! The younger Slick had a lifelong interest in science and engineering.
Read more Colonial Life

Henry Hudson: English Explorer of the Northwest Passage (The

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.60 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

By "finding" the New World, Columbus started its European colonization. Even Thomas Benton, the man of widest views of the destiny of the West, at this stage of his career declared that along the ridge of the Rocky mountains "the western limits of the Republic should be drawn, and the statue of the fabled god Terminus should be raised upon its highest peak, never to be thrown down." 52 But the attempts to limit the boundaries, to restrict land sales and settlement, and to deprive the West of its share of political power were all in vain.
Read more Henry Hudson: English Explorer of the Northwest Passage (The

To the Moon (Great Expeditions)

Format: Library Binding

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.74 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, compressed, marked up, nonproprietary or proprietary form, including any word processing or hypertext form. So it occurred to Nansen that a current must flow across the North Pole from Behring Sea on one side to the Atlantic Ocean on the other. On 28th January they reached the Great Ice Barrier. The exhibition celebrated Columbus as a man of mythic stature, an explorer and discoverer who carried Christian civilization across the Atlantic Ocean and initiated the modern age.
Read more To the Moon (Great Expeditions)

Chalres Eastman: Native American (Young Adult History, 2)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.10 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

For a moment or two Sturt was as one stunned; he could neither sleep nor rest till he had regained the river again. The ship was in the South Island of New Zealand, and in this inlet a perfect anchorage was found at Ship Cove. The impact of the Cook Inlet development on the communities on the west shore of Cook Inlet the Native village of Tyonek, and Anchorage has been significant. In October 1780, after passing his examination, he received a lieutenant's commission.
Read more Chalres Eastman: Native American (Young Adult History, 2)

Viking Explorers: First European Voyagers to North America

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.19 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In this essay I will exemplify the exploration of evil and malevolence and its development within the Macbeth play.... [tags: Papers] Innovations Needed for Deep Space Exploration - It is within man’s blood and nature to explore, and space is our next New World. Major French exploration of North America began under the rule of Francis I, King of France. With such a large amount of leisure time available, they developed a rich and complex ritual life – language, customs, spirituality and the law – the heart of which was connection to the land.
Read more Viking Explorers: First European Voyagers to North America

Early American History

Format: Library Binding

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.17 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It was not limited to specific dates, it was a continuous cycle of religious and political strives for power, establishment, and scientific discovery.... [tags: renaissance, reformation, age of exploration] Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad - Joseph Conrad’s novella explores the concept of imperialism and makes reference to the exploration and colonization of Africa. Embellishing powder horns with maps was a popular activity with soldiers serving in British Colonial America, especially during the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.
Read more Early American History

Marco Polo (Great Names)

Format: Library Binding

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.08 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Jan. 3 – After a period of governmental confusion following independence, Mexican officials approve Austin's plan to bring three hundred families into his colony. The telescope, known to the Arabians in the Middle Ages, and described by 1530, and Galileo to substantiate his theory of the planetary system. Progress was now very slow, for none of the cataracts or rapids could be navigated; canoes as well as stores had to be dragged over land from point to point.
Read more Marco Polo (Great Names)