Cartier: Jacques Cartier in Search of the Northwest Passage

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Anselm appeared to us several times; one night that it was very dark on account of the bad weather the saint appeared in the form of a fire lighted at the summit of the mainmast and remained there near two hours and a half, which comforted us greatly, for we were in tears only expecting the hour of perishing; and, when that holy light was going away from us, it gave out so great a brilliancy in the eyes of each, that we were like people blinded and calling out for mercy.

Exploring the New Hampshire Colony (Exploring the 13

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During the exploration of the islands, the San Antonio deserted, returning to Spain and taking much of the remaining provisions with it, forcing the men to hunt and fish for food. Again the inhabitants met them with signs of joy and gladness, and the King was carried shoulder high, seated on a large deer-skin with a red wreath round his head made of the skins of hedgehogs instead of a crown. Only 19 years old, he was dispatched from the sealing grounds in the South Shetlands by his commanding officer to search for land to the south. 1821: In January, Bellingshausen returns to the Antarctic waters and discovers Peter I Island and the Alexander Islands.

Henry Hudson (Groundbreakers)

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The weather was as usual still and oppressive, but slowly Livingstone made his way eastward. Many explorers, though, were driven by a sense of adventure or scientific inquiry. Ant-arctic exploration began with the year 1820, when the Russian expedition, under Bellinghausen, discovered the islets of Petra and Alexandria. Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. Anchorage being found, Cook landed, and as he set foot on shore a large crowd of natives pressed forward and, throwing themselves on their faces, remained thus till Cook signed to them to rise.

Westward Expansion: Cumulative Index

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Like many navigators of that time, Columbus also wanted to sail to India and the Far East. In 1565, the first permanent Spanish settlement in the Philippines was founded, which added a critical Asian post to the Empire. Cook Memorial Museum - dedicated to Cook's early years near the English village of Whitby. He was terribly alarmed, but he lived to reach Mauritius, where he became insane, hurled himself into the sea, and was drowned! For example the Chinese used printed paper notes as money.

Sailing the Unknown

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Big Backyard: The Big Backyard is an area designed expressly for children under the age of two, providing opportunities for first encounters with nature and science. Synge named this the Warm Bay, for the country is warmer even than Spain and exceedingly pleasant." Exhibit construction documents were completed and fabrication begun in November 1998. You can also leave your Mark on the museum through customized pavers.

Matthew Henson and the North Pole Expedition (Journey to

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There he died, and was secretly buried at midnight in the muddy waters of the Mississippi River. Bruni d'Entrecastreaux died of dysentery and scurvy July 21st,1793. They celebrated Christmas Day, Nansen by washing himself in a "quarter of a cup of warm water," Johansen by turning his shirt. Synge wide Atlantic Ocean across which no man had yet sailed. His fleet included the ships Heemskerck and Zeehaen. All of the colonial powers anxiously sought for deposits of salt, and most were able to find them.

K2 in Kashmir (Man Vs Mountain)

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Barents himself seems to have sat in the boat and watched them with intense anxiety. It was now time to seek for winter quarters, and Scott, returning to McMurdo Bay named by Ross, found that it was not a bay at all, but a strait leading southward. Columbus first sailed to the New World aboard the carrack Santa Maria, which ran aground on a reef on Christmas Eve, 1492. The Project Gutenberg e-Book of A Book of Discovery, by M.

Pirates

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He had also heard of a mythical fountain of youth. The National Council of Churches adopted a resolution calling October 12th a day of mourning for millions of indigenous people who died as a result of European colonization. Ronda, “We Are Well As We Are,” (The William and Mary Quarterly, 1977), p. 71. [9] Ronda, “We Are Well As We Are,” p. 67. [10] Ronda, “We Are Well As We Are,” p. 77. Teachers and students should consult their state’s curriculum and learning programs. “I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had been before, but as far as it was possible for a man to go.” James Cook In the series, best selling British author Vanessa Collingridge, a Geographer and Cook expert tells the story of the explorer James Cook.

Black Whiteness: Admiral Byrd Alone in the Antarctic

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Many people were "renaissance men" who could do everything, including paint. La Biblioth�que Num�rique (a series of pages: grouped by century under 'D�couverte' and under 'Dossiers' - Biblioth�que Nationale de France) 'Hidden Histories of Exploration' (an exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society, accompanying a book with the same title by Felix Driver and Lowri Jones) Index to Antarctic Expeditions (biographies and other literature - Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Kerr's General history and collection of voyages and travels (by Robert Kerr, 14 vols, 1811-1820s - a version of the full text from Project Gutenberg, arranged for the web by Frances Pritchett) The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake (this includes the full texts of a range of titles ('Browse by Author'), among them De Bry, Hakluyt, Purchas - Library of Congress) A Place in History: Tudor Exploration (an interactive site, with sections entitled 'Mapping the World', 'Navigation', etc. - National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London) Professional Surveyor Magazine (since March 1996, the monthly magazine has included a 'History Corner', usually featuring a brief article on a United States subject) Stichting de Hollandse Cirkel voor de Geschiedenis der Geodesie (The Dutch Society for the History of Geodesy, giving details of its periodical, notes on an inventory of historical instruments, etc.) 'Surveying History' (an index of historical articles from the American Surveyor, each with a link to the full illustrated version in pdf form) Surveying.

The Exploitation of Space (World Issues)

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Lewis immediately wrote a long report to President Jefferson and placed it in the mail. After crossing the Atlantic Ocean, his ship, the Halve Maen (Half Moon), sailed around briefly in the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, but Hudson concluded that these waterways did not lead to the Pacific. In 1513 the Spanish explorer Vasco de Balboa landed in Panama, the part of Central America that is very narrow. Synge accomplished, being the first explorer to discover that Greenland was an island.