Exploring the Connecticut Colony (Exploring the 13 Colonies)

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It shows veins of sediments that scientist believe were deposited under water and was an environment once hospitable to life. Early Christian Europeans had inherited from the Jews a powerful prophetic tradition that drew upon apocalyptic biblical texts in the books of Daniel, Isaiah, and Revelations. In fact, the real distance is closer to 12,000 miles, although South America is only about 3500 miles west of Spain, explaining why Columbus thought he had hit Asia.

Lewis and Clark (Watts Library: Exploration)

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A road completed by army engineers linking Wau to Lae greatly aided mining in the Morobe Goldfield. The ISS is a huge space station for research and space exploration that began construction in 1986, with the final major module arriving in 2010. Gaspar and his ship was lost at sea, and never heard from again. For that matter, why is this paragraph composed exclusively of questions? However, they offended the Khoikhoi when they took fresh water without asking the chief's permission, and the Khoikhoi began to assemble in an armed mass.

Christopher Columbus (Great Explorers)

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Itinerary from Bordeaux to Jerusalem, 78-9. In fact, the real distance is closer to 12,000 miles, although South America is only about 3500 miles west of Spain, explaining why Columbus thought he had hit Asia. While they were there, a group of natives from Nootka surrounded the ship in 15 dugout canoes. At last an old Arab came along, threw a dirty rag over him, and led him to a tent, whence he reached Bengazi once more, and soon after crossed to Crete.

Robert Scott in the Antarctic (Great 20th Century

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Robert Saunders also designed the booklet that I wrote called Alberta's First Natural Gas Discovery. For thirty days they journeyed over the sandy wastes of the silent wilderness, till they came to a city in the province of Tangut, where they were met by messengers from the Khan, who had heard of their approach. To assure the safety of their families and livelihoods, citizens paid taxes in exchange for the services of professional armies raised by the new monarchs. Humans have dreamed about spaceflight since antiquity.

Mr. Finger's Space Adventures with Lyric

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In the same way, in those days of imperfect geography, as we hear of Delphi being the centre of the Greek world, so we hear of Jerusalem being considered the central point of the world. Unfortunately the natives—Kafirs—threw stones at them, and it was impossible to make friends and to land. It has been called the "nursery of nations"—names have been given to various regions round about, and cities have arisen on the banks of the rivers.

You Wouldn't Want to Explore With Lewis and Clark!: An Epic

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Around the turn of the seventeenth century, Spanish settlers moved into the Southwest, establishing the colony of Santa Fe in 1610. But China had had little or no direct intercourse with the West till after the death of Ptolemy. Next comes the age of acquisition and of libraries. Giovanni da Verrazzano - sailed from Dieppe, France on January 17, 1524. Among the most requested holdings are the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, WWII photos, and the Bill of Rights.

The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of

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He asked whence they came. "These men come from the western shore, where the sun sets: and we know not of any land beyond them, but water only," was the answer. But the presents he sent were so gorgeous, so wonderful, that Cortes resolved to see for himself the city which produced such wealth, whatever its ruler might decree. Columbus himself believed that he had landed near the Biblical Garden of Eden. 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.

Laika the Space Dog: First Hero in Outer Space (Animal

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NLNG's First shipment of Gas out of Bonny Terminal. A prominent Washington patent lawyer, Lowery travelled throughout Europe collecting books and maps for his avocation, a scholarly study of the cartography of early Spanish settlement in the Western Hemisphere, which was edited by Philip Lee Phillips and published under the title The Lowery Collection: A Descriptive List of Maps of the Spanish Possessions within the Present Limits of the United States, 1502 1820 One of the great cartographic treasures of the Library, this explorer's chart of the northeast coast of North America from Cape Sable to Cape Cod was drawn by Samuel de Champlain in 1607. (Henry Harrisse Collection) For the student of nineteenth-century exploration of the American West, the division has particularly rich holdings.

Explorers: Christopher Columbus

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Teachers could retell some of these legends and then divide students into groups to examine some of the legends and the way they were depicted on maps. We learn what it was and when it was, and we will look at some of the important explorers who lived during this dynamic time. Following an examination and a discussion with Bill Lage, Livermore recommended to Fred Searls, Jr. that Newmont should make a careful evaluation of the Blue Star property.

So You Want to Be an Inventor?

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Total footage of nearly 250,000 ft were, drilled and about 6,000 line miles of seismic surveys were conducted. The Egyptians thought of the earth with its land and sea as a long, oblong sort of box, the centre of which was Egypt. The daring spirit of their race had already attracted the attention of Britons across the seas. The countries that claimed the most land and had the most significant effect on Africa were France, England, Belgium, and Germany.... [tags: colonialism, african history, european history] Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: the Exploration of a Tragic Hero - Tragic and hero may not be words that easily reveal a relationship, but throughout literature the two have been linked to create an enthralling read.

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