Pioneering Explorers

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Yet in the eighteenth century the Niger and Timbuktu were still a mystery. C. was passing, and "in these parts, the whole of Gaul having a northerly trend, winter sets in early," wrote C├Žsar afterwards. And he tells us how the great white birds came and sang to him there. Quinn, England and the Discovery of America (1973). You can search lesson plans by subcategory and grade level; middle school lessons are the most numerous.
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Amerigo Vespucci for Kids!: The Amazing Explorer Who

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They had only journeyed from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific, but they probably had a clearer idea of the actual width of that part of the new world than anyone else in it; for they literally knew every foot of the way. At last, it was 28th September, the little Vega was finally and hopelessly frozen into the ice, and they made her fast to a large ice-block. The governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, John Winthrop, created the excuse to take Indian land by declaring the area legally a "vacuum."
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With the World's Great Travellers (Volume 4)

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Later observations would reveal a 200,000 km tail of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen streaming from the planet. 2001: Astronomers from Geneva University discover HD 28185 b, a planet that orbits about the same distance from its star as the Earth does from our own Sun. In 1497, John Cabot landed somewhere in Northern North America (probably near Newfoundland) and claimed the region for England. ISBN 3 85320 258 6 There is a web site for the Kepler Museum in Weil der Stadt by the Kepler-Gesellschaft e.
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With the World's Great Travellers (Volume 2) (Annotated)

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The Blake is reported to have anchored in 2,200 fathoms. 1899-1900 - The Fisheries Commission Steamer Albatross, under Alexander Agassiz, makes an extended cruise into the south central Pacific, conducting sounding, dredging, and water temperature observations. Have a greater respect for the different creatures of our planet, knowing that each one contributes to its ecosystem. * Secure storage location for materials if left overnight.
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Hillary and Tenzing Climb Mount Everest (Great 20th Century

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Meanwhile Almagro, one of the most prominent among the Spanish explorers, had been granted a couple of hundred miles along the coast of Chili, which country he now penetrated; but the cold was so intense that men and horses were frozen to death, while the Chilians, clad in skins, were difficult to subdue. Portuguese courtier turned navigator who transferred his services to Spain. Which includes, what he found in the americas.
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Magellan's Voyage Around the World (Great Journeys Across

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In July 1543, the remnants of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto's expedition, led by Luis de Moscoso Alvarado, were forced ashore along the Texas coast between Sabine Pass and High Island. However, since each state jealously guarded geographic information so it could keep a monopoly on the luxury trade, even this information had limited circulation. Learn More Presented by Healthy Shasta Supported by Shasta Regional Medical Center. This scene in the film makes his wife look like the worst culprit of his demise.
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Aliens (Creepy Creatures (Hardcover))

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Over the next decade, they sent him on three more voyages to find the Spice Islands. They also continued to enjoy the allegiance of non-Aztecs and controlled the more powerful military weapons. Lundin Petroleum is committed to carry out its worldwide operations in a responsible manner. The missionaries' first concern was to record the life and, they hoped, the conversion of Aboriginal peoples, but their travels brought them a close knowledge of the land as well; and in the Relations there is telling detail of its rivers and forests, swamps and portages, its harsh winters and brief, insect-ridden summers.
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Cutting a Path: Daniel Boone and the Cumberland Gap

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Each theme features a variety of paintings, sketches, manuscripts, and other materials that create an image of what life was like at this time. Together the two explorers now made their way to the coast and crossed to Aden, where Burton, still weak and ill, decided to remain for a little, while Speke took passage in a passing ship for home. The Roman Catholic countries of Western Europe furnished a market that made the ocean voyage worthwhile, even if it were made to gather the harvest of the sea instead of the spices and jewels of the Orient.
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Ice Wreck (A Stepping Stone Book)

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He fought, and fought successfully, the great curse of scurvy, which had hitherto carried off scores of sailors and prevented ships on voyages of discovery, or indeed ships of war, from staying long on the high seas without constantly landing for supplies of fresh food. Baffin further suggested that if there was a Passage it must now be sought by Davis Strait. Then came one of those tremendous moments that lifts the born leader of men above his fellows. Despite government control, the caves initially enjoyed little protection.
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Samuel De Champlain (Jr. Graphic Famous Explorers)

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The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M. On January 16, 1895 they sighted Cape Adare but the ice kept them offshore. This seems indeed to be the case by the time they have reached the Great Fish river. Center for History and New Media: History Matters A production of the American Social History Project/Center of Media and Learning, City of University New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, History Matters is a wonderful online resource for history teachers and students.
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