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Recent developments include the assembly of a world-class collection of amber, which preserves fossil insects and other organisms in extraordinary detail. The Griffins' decision coordinated well with US oil industry developments. She spent eight days in space conducting scientific experiments. He had founded Quebec and Montreal; he had explored Canada as no man has ever done before or since. The Renaissance shattered and of man and the outer world, and flashing the light of reality upon the darkened places of his own nature.
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Steering north, Diaz now fell in with land—land with cattle near the shore and cowherds tending them, but the black cowherds were so alarmed at the sight of the Portuguese that they fled away inland. Hope Cape they named the southern point, but they were disappointed by finding only a deep bay, and to-day, by a strange coincidence, the point opposite the northern shore is known as Cape Despair—the Cap d'Espoir of the early French mariners.
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In 1989 as its contribution to the forthcoming Columbian Quincentenary, Millersville University created and installed an innovative, online dial-in text retrieval system known as The Computerized Information Retrieval System (CIRS) on Columbus and the Age of Discovery. Brandon, abbot of a large Irish monastery containing one thousand monks, sailed off in an "osier boat covered with tanned hides and carefully greased," provisioned for seven years. P. knowlesi was first described by Robert Knowles and Biraj Mohan Das Gupta in 1931 in a long-tailed macaque.
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Then the King of Russia or Muscovie—Ivan Vasiliwich—sent for Master Chancellor to go to Moscow. Everything is simple to use and understand but will challenge your students while making learning enjoyable and interactive. MacMillan, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson added significant knowledge of the regions. Constantly hugging the shore of America, he expected to find the island of Cipango (Japan) in the equinoctial region, where he should find all the spices of the world and any amount of precious stones.
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On December 20, from a base at Deception Island, Wilkins flew over Graham Land and became the first Antarctic explorer to discover new land by air. Meanwhile Stanley commanded his crew to tear the bottom boards up for paddles, and, pushing the boat hastily into the water, they paddled away, their commander firing the while with his elephant rifle and explosive bullets. When mission Indians refused to renounce their traditions, missionaries punished them harshly.
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La Salle took possession of the entire vast territory watered by the Mississippi and its tributaries. Europeans soon shifted their attention away from the water route to Asia but toward the colonization of the New World.... [tags: Europe, Age of Exploration, America] European Imperialism - European Imperialism Missing Works Cited European expansion was almost a certainty. Cosmas hailed from "Alexander's great city." His calling carried him into seas and countries remote from home.
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It was on 3rd December that they saw to their great surprise three large red flags carried in front of a military procession which marched out of camp with drums and fifes playing. "A very black man named Mohammed, in full Egyptian regimentals, with a curved sword, ordered his regiment to halt, and threw himself into my arms endeavouring to kiss me," says Speke. "Having reached his huts, he gave us two beds to sit upon, and ordered his wives to advance on their knees and give us coffee." "I have directions to take you to Gondokoro as soon as you come," said Mohammed.
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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. A Chinese Emperor giving Audience, 9th century From an old Chinese MS. at Paris. A naval base was built in 1767 on the West Coast of Mexico on the hot, isolated desert coast of what is now the state of Nayarit. How can some creatures be cut in half and still regenerate themselves?
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He took some spices and gold back with him to prove that he had reached India. Blinding blizzards followed them as they made their way slowly back. Bode concluded that its near-circular orbit was more like a planet than a comet. The news of his arrival soon spread, and excited crowds hurried to see the little ship that had crossed the fierce Atlantic. A Revival of the American Spirit on the 38th Voyage of the Charles W. A long drought had preceded Magellan's visit to these parts, but rain now began with the advent of the strangers, and the natives made sure that they had brought it with them.
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Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery, Nonfiction » History » Africa Waar de Nijl ontspringt? Their blood continued, however, to course through the veins of many descendants, both in the Bass Strait Islands and throughout mainland Tasmania. Synthesizing the work of the Comte de Buffon and other naturalists, the Anglo-Irish Romantic writer Oliver Goldsmith thought the “Greenland bear” exceptional, because it is “the only animal that, by being placed in the coldest climate, grows larger than those that live in the temperate zones.
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