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Explorers and Expeditions

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From the beginning of time man has never been satisfied to stay in one place. Forever curious, individuals and groups have set out on new and wondrous voyages throughout history. Their stories and information can be found here.
Yes, this may have been due to Acne Rosatia. She also had very small breasts, the jokesters had it ( Electra had battery terminals, not breasts!) She was very sensitive about both issues, and hired a photographer who would use special camera angles to avoid the chest region, unless she had a trench...
i don't now --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The answer above is not an answer. People colonized Virginia because that's where they landed. Some went to Jamestown, Virginia for religious freedom
it was 2 total he didn't go on very many/ Iceland and  America 
swords,and other things they made because they did not have much back then
queen elizabeth 1 enjoyed him bringing her spanish gold so mutch that he was awarded knighthood
Newfoundland, Canada, called Vinland.
Magellan left Portugal for Spain in 1516. In 1517 he began preparing for the circumnavigation of the world. The voyage began in 1519 and ended in 1522. Magellan himself died in a battle in the Philippines in 1521.
Davy Crockett would be 225 years old. He was born on August 17, 1786.
Because American's had little idea of what the lands west of the Mississippi river were like. The only small bits of information came from French trappers and traders and some Spanish and British explorers. Jefferson also funded the exposition to establish trade with the Native Americans and to find...
Baffin Island, Labrador, Newfoundland.
Ponce de Leon was a crew member under Christopher Colombus during  his second voyage to the new world in 1493. This was the first time  he ever landed on the island of Puerto Rico, the island that he  would later become the governor of in 1509. Ponce de Leon would  return to the island of...
He didn't take maps. The area was unknown so there were no maps  made and the ones there were made were inaccurate. The early  explorers were truly exploring.
The reason why Francisco Vasquez de Coronado led him to explore is  because he heard or stories of fortune and treasure found in the  Western Part of the United States of America.
Europeans colonized in pursuit of (1) more wealth, (2) more land,  (3) more prestige vis-à-vis its neighbors, and (4) converting more  people to the "proper" religion.
Susan Constant, & Godspeed I know are two, but I'm not sure about the other: Either Discovery or Recovery. Although I would guess Discovery_______________________Check out Peter W. Coldham's series, "Complete Book of Emmigrants". Also checkout the 1624/1625 Jamestown census--should be available...
February 5 has been celebrated as national Weather Person's day.
Ferdinand Porsche was born on September 3, 1875.
Ataualpa, emperor of the Inkas, in the early 16th century
In 1513, Balboa led an expedition from Darién to search for a new sea reportedly to the south and for gold. He hoped that if he was successful, he would win the favor of Ferdinand, the king of Spain. While he didn't find the precious metal, he did see the Pacific Ocean, and claimed it and all of...
Amelia was flying the Lockeed Model 10 Electra on her 1937 attempt  to circumnavigate the earth, when she disappeared over the Central  Pacific Ocean, near Howland Island.
It was reported by Antonio Galvao in 1563 that position of straight  of magellan was previously mentioned in old charts as Dragon's  tail.
It is speculated that Amelia Earhart disappeared in the Central  Pacific Ocean, around Howland Island, approx 1700 miles SW of  Hawaii.
He sentence Atahualpa to death.
Sacagawea never crossed the Pacific Ocean. It was in 1804 she met  Lewis and Clark as they explored the new territory. She traveled  with them to the Pacific Ocean, then returned to the plains.
No he was the one that sent them to explore because he had just  acquired the Louisiana purchase and wanted information on the land.
Marco Polo died due to an illness, in 1324.
He wrote a bestselling book "We" and helped a French scientist  develop an early form of artificial heart.
I would guess what is meant is "experience with your own emotions".  This would result in an increased knowledge of how to handle your  emotions and thus could be seen as a sort of intelligence. In fact  intelligence is largely gained through experience itself, so this  isn't a far off metaphor.
Both Amundsen's team and Scott's team left their native countries  in 1910. Amundsen left on June 3, 1910 and Scott left on June 16,  1910.    Amundsen's published intent was to sail to the North Pole instead.  While underway, Amundsen declared that he was 'proceeding  Antarctic.'   ...
because he found a river in New York that is named the Hudson river and a bay in cananda that carries his name today.
Sacagawea would be 224 years old.
His voyage was the first to circumnavigate the world, unfortunately  he was killed by natives just before making it around the world.
Sir Earnest Shackleton trekked to the pole and turned back at 89  degrees S -- never making it to the South Pole. This was  accomplished during the Discovery Expedition in 1901-1904.
Explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado actually conducted his most  important work on land. However, his ship had a crew of 400  Europeans and 1,300 to 2,000 native Mexican allies.
The Crown - he named after Queen Elizabeth
North Holston, in the Watauga River Valley, was the first  post-explorer settlement in Tennessee. The area was settled in  1769, by Virginians, soon followed by settlers from North Carolina.
He found North America (which Spain didn't know about) and broughtback gold and stuff they didn't have in Spain.
He was on the Pacific Ocean and only got to the South American coast.
He killed them, chopped off one of their hands when he didn't bring  gold to Columbus, and wrote in his diary they would make good  slaves. At first he wasn't sure they were human.
Vasco Da Gama took a compass, telescope, food, water (because the sea water isn't clean/fresh), clothes and blankets to keep warm.
Very little. The ships were small and held crews of 20-40 men.There were no beds for the crew so they slept where they could findan empty spot. No bathrooms or means to wash. Each man carried aknife that he used for work and eating. Water was carried in theship hold in barrels and a bit of dried...
With hard work and perseverance
he invented the scuba. He also improved the aqualung.
He discoverd the city of Ubar, but the city was killed by the gin  which are evil spirits (hulluciation drugs) so he hid all evidene  of his voyage from the queen and told her he found nothing. He also  found El Dorado but also covered it up as it was an evil engine to  turn people into zombies.
Mississippi river and Missouri river and ohio river
The first recorded European attempt on the summit was made by the Irishman Rev. William S. Green and the Swiss hotelier Emil Boss and the Swiss mountain guide Ulrich Kaufmann on 2 March 1882 via the Tasman and Linda Glaciers
They didn't give money to him. He was looking for a route to India.
he was the first to discover new mountains now called the great mountains
in the present sense of the term, Helicopters did not exist in Amelia"s life span. They did have autogiros, and Amelia took one up to l8,4l5 feet in l93l this altitude was probably assesed by a ground observer with a BC Theodolite- Battery Commander type. These give direct altitude readings on...
Yes Sacagawea was an Indiana princess  
Malinalli Tenepatl, who acted as interpreter as well as advisor to Hernan Cortes. She is often regarded as mother of the first mestizo.
he worked for a new york factorey
Vasco de Balboa's point of departure was 1485
Yes he was Spanish. The great name Vasco Núñez de Balboa was aSpanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He is best known forhaving crossed the Isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513,becoming the first European to lead an expedition to have seen orreached the Pacific from the New...
In America, you idiot! You answered the question in your question!
Well Christopher Colombus didn't sail in the two smallest ships. Those were his brothers who were sailing them. Christopher Colombus sailed in the SANTA MARIA...
Christopher Columbus landed on Guanahani Island, Bahamas, whichlocated southeast of Florida, on October 12, 1492. But actually hewas searching for India and believed he actually found it.
he discovered that he was the first European explorer to ever discover Mid-North America.
there were several reasons but a main one is is to spend more time  with clark who she starts to and then does love. Also, in hopes of  finding her people and being reunited with them.
Neither, Lief Erikson found the new world in 1100-1200. But Christophor Columbus found it in 1492 after lief erikson left so he gets credit for it.   ----------------------   While the above is correct, to help with the Columbus / Raleigh issue that is raised here the following facts are...
he wanted to find a faster route to Asia
Beads food tools pots and pans and slaves
James Cook was a famous explorer from Britain. It is unknown if he  had any personal pets of his own.
  he did what now one did he wet to the Spanish's king and they become friend s i wondered if they said bad words and they said a lot.
Famous Chinese Explorer . there were no chinese explorers zxcvvv
  Iriquions and Hurons   Iriquions and Hurons
They saw many animals. They also hunted them too. They saw elk, bear, deer, rabbit, fish, whale,squirrel, prairie dogs. ( some people say that they saw tigers and lions.) They saw many kinds of birds. Ravens, parrots, crow, dove and blue jays.
Amelia Earhart was an American aviator and feminist. A link to the Wikipedia article on this dynamic woman is provided.
  So he can find gold, spices, and silk, and a good port.
he married Dona Beatriz Sanchez de Ortega. Long name isn't it?
Merchant or merchant traveller