The Zebulon Pike Expedition (Essential Events (ABDO))

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The Whites moved about in armed bodies, and surprised little families of natives, and did make captures; but it was suspected that in these surprises half a dozen natives were killed to one caught--and that was not what the Government desired. Even with new technology, travel on the open sea remained dangerous and scary. Cook had claimed Australia for Britain in 1777, but Van Diemen's Land was not included in that claim until 26 January 1788.
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The Most Haunted Places in the World (Spooked)

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The frame building surrounding the engine was in a few moments destroyed, and the men at work were in eminent peril of their lives. Franklin had made himself a name by work done in the Spitzbergen waters; he was to succeed in the end where others had failed in finding the North-West Passage. Russia wanted a permanent presence in North America, and hoped to exploit the fur and mineral resources there.
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Amazing Archaeologists: True Stories of Astounding

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Cook was to return to New Zealand on two further occasions, once in 1773 in command of the Resolution, accompanied by Tobias Furneaux in command of The Adventure, and again in 1777 in command of The Resolution, and with Charles Clerke in command of The Discovery. Great Britain, Argentina, and Chile continued the system of scientific bases in the Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc. March 24, 1965 - Ranger 9 transmits high-quality images of the moon, many of which were shown live in the first television spectacular about the moon.
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Surviving the Journey: The Story of the Oregon Trail

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Despite these speculations, it wasn't until 1992 that astronomers David Jewitt and Jane Luu discovered a second small, icy body in the neighborhood of Pluto. Other finds in the New World introduced Europeans to corn, tomatoes, tobacco, and chocolate. One after another they were easily captured, and at sunset the victory lay with the Romans. The active ingredient of Qinghao, known as artemisinin, was isolated by Chinese scientists in 1971.
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The Holocaust (New Perspectives (Raintree))

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It was a morally ambiguous drive; the need for space, for land, was a real human need. October 15, 1997 - launch of the double probe Cassini/Huygens, aimed at Saturn. From Neolithic times to the eighteenth century, humans made only minor improvements to coal and wood-burning technology. The end of the painful war, in 1453, sparked a new sense of nationalism. In the initial stage of exploration following the discovery at Heletz, local government oil companies drilled the surface structures believing that they would find oil as has been done throughout the Middle East.
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Cars on Mars: Roving the Red Planet

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The project focuses on Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, and it presents a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources that creates a social history of the coming, fighting, and aftermath of the Civil War. The Argentinean ship Uruguay rescued everyone in November of 1903. Of course, McCoy’s conclusions, commonplace now in Euroamerican Rapa Nui scholarship, are speculative. We use them as Memories to record our lives (as we would like to remember them), we use the cameras objective eye to Document the world as it is, we use photographs as Objects to hold and display, and today, we use them as contemporary art and display them on gallery walls.
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Explore With Leif Eriksson (Travel With the Great Explorers)

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Jacques Cartier made three voyages to Canada in 1534, 1535–36 and 1541–42. On Haiti, they found that the sailors left behind at Fort Navidad had been killed in a battle with the Indians, after they had roamed the island in gangs looking for gold, taking women and children as slaves for sex and labor. Geological Survey as a paleontologist, and during his stays in Washington wrote books and reports, and organized the collections from the field.
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Ancient Shipwrecks (Watts Library)

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His most notable however, was the "Scuba" (which stands for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) designed in 1943 with the help of Emile Gagnan. It could reach then-record altitudes of almost 400 km. Within several years of the initial discovery, some 46 lamproite pipes were found at Ellendale. On the 11th of June, 1881, the end came, and the ship was crushed to dust beneath a mountain of ice from one of those sudden upheavals that had so often threatened her during her long sojourn upon this floating island.
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Neil Armstrong (Pioneering Explorers)

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Chronic runaways were chained to logs or boulders which they had to drag about to do their work. Included in the presentation is a very special discount offer so watch for it. The British Antarctic Survey has used radar and data from decades of polar expeditions to create the “most accurate and detailed map of the ‘white continent’ ever made.” Study “Beneath the ice, a continent reveals its highs and lows” How might this information be used?
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Exploring the Americas (Chester the Crab's Comics with

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The young explorers were to discover a passage from Davis Strait along the northern coast of America and through the Behring Strait into the Pacific Ocean. Marco Polo’s book was to catch the imagination of many other travellers and explorers. Thence up Lancaster Sound, he reached Beechey Island in August and found there three lonely graves of three sailors from the Erebus and Terror. The documents cast Cabot as something of a promoter whose chief quality was probably salesmanship.
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