Christopher Columbus (First Biographies)

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The Portuguese king, Manuel I, proclaimed Da Gama's discoveries throughout Europe and immediately took for himself the grand title of Lord of Conquest, Navigation, and Commerce of Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia, and India. After Spain and Portugal explored and gained control of the southern routes, the English and French looked for a water-way through North America. EDT, scientists and engineers at MIT's Plasma Science and Fusion Center made a leap forward in the pursuit of clean energy.
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You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Pioneer!: A Wilderness

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However, Randie Kamuela Fong of Kamehameha Schools writes, “after careful review of Fornander’s version of the Kumuhonua tradition, the Hawai‘iloa portion bears no resemblance to any biblical account. Pierre Charles L'Enfant's original plan for the capital of the United States was compiled under the direction of Washington and extensively annotated by Jefferson. Some of the first sedentary societies of North America were created by groups known as the Mound Builders, believed to be the ancestors of the Creeks, Choctaws, and Natchez.
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The Secrets of Mars (Planets)

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The howling of wild beasts alone broke the awful silence as they crept forth by moonlight on their way. There was a shift of focus from shallow water to deepwater areas which was occasioned by other deepwater discoveries made in the region and by the results of four deepwater wells drilled in Ghana between 1999 and 2003. Many past and current concepts for the continued exploration and colonization of space focus on a return to the Moon as a "stepping stone" to the other planets, especially Mars.
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Polar Regions (Our World)

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Synge "And I arose and walked in that valley," says Sindbad, "and I beheld its ground to be composed of diamonds, with which they perforate minerals and jewels, porcelain, and the onyx, and it is a stone so hard that neither iron nor rock have any effect upon it. Groups should have a minimum of 20 students. Channel samples from some of the deeper workings assayed up to 0.65 ounces of gold per ton over 5-foot intercepts.
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Shipwrecks (Legends of the Sea)

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Rather than being an Indian burial ground, the mounds are the remains of a Norse community dating from approximately the year 1000. The NARA offers federal archives, exhibits, classroom resources, census records, Hot Topics, and more. Just as important as the compass, the sextant could measure the angle of an astral body from the horizon. Of course, Sindbad was a native of Bagdad, the Arab centre of everything at this time, and of course he journeyed eastwards as did most Mohammedans. "It occurred to my mind," says Sindbad, "to travel to the countries of other people; then I arose and collected what I had of effects and apparel and sold them, after which I sold my buildings and all that my hand possessed and amassed three thousand pieces of silver.
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Robert Ballard: Oceanographer Who Discovered the Titanic

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This effectively reduced the risk of petroleum generation in the deepwater areas of Ghana. This was especially true of a Genoese captain, Christopher Columbus, an experienced sailor who had seen most of the limits of European exploration up to that point in time, having sailed the waters from Iceland to the African coast. Now he is sailing on the seas beyond Ceylon, now his ship is being pursued by a giant roc whose young have been killed and eaten by Sindbad.
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You Wouldn't Want to Sail with Christopher Columbus!:

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On 3rd August 1492 the little fleet sailed forth from Spain on a quest more perilous perhaps than any yet on record. If you are redistributing or providing access to a work with the phrase "Project Gutenberg" associated with or appearing on the work, you must comply either with the requirements of paragraphs 1. October 29, 1998 - Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off with John Glenn aboard, first American to orbit Earth and at 77, the oldest man to fly in space. The laboratory is moved to Pensacola in 1937. 1936-1939 First detailed work on the hydrography of Texas waters (Collier and Hedgpeth, 1950). 1942 University of Miami establishes a marine laboratory at Coral Gables, Florida. 1947 The Atlantis (WHOI) surveys 551 stations in the western Gulf between the Sigsbee Deep and the Louisiana-Texas coast. 2000 A generous donation by Mr.
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Christopher Columbus: New World Explorer or Fortune Hunter?

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The image is made up of eight photos taken on September 11, 2012, by MAHLI and is used to check that the instrument is operating correctly. Second in size to the giant Hibernia field, Hebron was discovered in 1980 and contains 400 million to 700 million barrels of 18 to 25 degree API oil recoverable. Aboard the craft was Christa McAuliffe, a high-school teacher and the first private citizen sent into space as part of the U. It holds 68 million specimens, some of which are several centuries old; close to half a million works of art on paper, comprising one of Britain's largest art collections and representing all the great natural history artists; and one million books, including rare, richly illustrated antique volumes.
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Marco Polo (Pioneering Explorers)

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Five ships started from Thebes, sailing down the river Nile and probably reaching the Red Sea by means of a canal. Imagination, daring, and a few mistakes enabled Portuguese and Spanish sailors to discover the Americas. Verrazano explored the eastern coastline of North America from North Carolina to Newfoundland, giving France too some claim to the continent by right of discovery. Ten thousand years ago, when the Ice Age ended, changes in climate and increasing populations inspired the Indians to experiment with growing different crops.
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Magellan and Da Gama: To the Far East and Beyond (Beyond the

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Chim Sáo, discovered by Premier in 2006, came on-stream in the second half of 2011. Giovanni da Verrazano explored the Atlantic Coast of North America, from Maine to Florida, in 1524. Combined with the other changes Europe was experiencing during the latter Middle Ages, strong central governments also contributed to the age of exploration and discovery. He assembled an international team of experts which made revolutionary advances in geography, navigation, and cartography.
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