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While Herschel continued to cautiously describe his new object as a comet, other astronomers had already begun to suspect otherwise. A Portuguese chronicler and archivist, Azurara compiled accounts of the earliest Portuguese voyages along the coast of West Africa in the 1400s (where he lived himself for a year). Just cut apart the figures along the lines and glue them in order to a long piece of paper. When this news reached his ears, Columbus was CHAPTER XXII 120 The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.
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March 23, 1965 - First manned flight of the Gemini program, Gemini 3 carrying Virgil I. Bodies of Whites volunteered for the hunt, for the pay was good--£5 for each Black captured and delivered, but the success achieved was not very satisfactory. Also depicted is Ptolemy's mistaken notion that the Indian Ocean was an enclosed body of water, an idea that was to be disproved only five years later by the successful rounding of the Cape of Good Hope by Bartholomeu Dias of Portugal.
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Then he went right north near the land, and he left all the way the waste land on the right and the wide sea on the left for three days. In Nicaragua, Brazil, and Ecuador their petrified footprints can still be seen, along with the print of bison, who disappeared about five thousand years ago, so they must have reached South America at least that far back Widely dispersed over the great land mass of the Americas, they numbered approximately 75 million people by the rime Columbus came, perhaps 25 million in North America.
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Ruth Manning

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It could even be argued that we know less than we did a generation ago. The Portuguese won a significant victory at the Second Battle of Guararapes in 1649. Boatloads of Indians soon surrounded the ship and the men went ashore for a month. He invited a Genoese sea captain to Portugal and placed him in charge of developing the mercantile and naval fleets. Scheduled E&D lectures and films take place in the late afternoon or evening, and offer additional food for thought. Although Spain demonstrated little interest in California between 1606 and 1769, it had been busy creating an inland empire in the states now known as New Mexico and Arizona, as well as parts of Nevada, Colorado, and Texas.
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Kristin Petrie

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His books of maps are still found today in every library in the world. His own words best end the account of his travels. "On my arrival in London," he says, "on the 20th of October 1883, it became my first duty to repair to the royal palace at Windsor, with an account of my voyage, and to lay at the feet of His Majesty the British flag which had been hoisted on the Magnetic Pole." "SOMERSET HOUSE," ROSS'S WINTER QUARTERS ON FURY BEACH.
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Today most historians agree that Marshall was the discoverer, and that the date was January 24. Sailing north past Tampico they discover a large river which they name Rio Grande de Panuco. Victor seems to have it all together..good looks, his own brand and marketing company, and life in L. How Paula and one of her young daughters walked over the rough ground, endured the hardships of desert-life, and finally lived twenty years at Bethlehem, would take too long to tell.
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On 1st August the Vega was off again, and soon she had entered the Kara Sea, known in the days of the Dutch explorers as the "ice-cellar." In this picture and the following one, two shields of the Kenyah-Kayan of Borneo. Part of the spring that released the dust cover can be seen at the bottom right, near the rover's wheel. Of course we were his guests, and soon learned everything that could be told. Just as important as the compass, the sextant could measure the angle of an astral body from the horizon.
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September found Cabral at last at anchor off Calicut. The Javanese, with whom the Chinese traded, had an extensive knowledge of our waters, and could have been instrumental in directing Chinese explorers to our shores. The National Collection of Aerial Photography at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland [images, from 1938, of places throughout the world; see 'View Declassified Images on Google Maps', on Google Maps Mania, 24 November 2009, about how the RCAHMS 'are busy mapping declassified military aerial photographs on Google Maps'] U.
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Thursday morning it registered 55o below zero at Moose Jaw. Curiosity used a dust-removal tool for the first time to clean this patch of rock on the Martian surface on January 6, 2013. They discovered that the capital of the country was called Gambra, where lived a king, but the negroes of the Gambra were unfriendly; there was little gold to be had; his crews fell sick and ill, and Cadamosto turned home again.
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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. He suffered from intense and growing weakness, which increased day by day. In one of the film’s earliest scenes, a French tradesman remarks how their captain, Champlain, laden with furs resembled a savage chieftain.
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