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  Exploration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ferdinand Magellan (1480 - 1521) - Portuguese explorer.
Vitus Bering (1681 - 1741) - Danish explorer.
Alexander von Humboldt (1769 - 1859) - German explorer and scientist whose work was foundational to the field of biogeography.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Explorers   (625 words)

 ARTSEDGE: Explorers' Experience
Explain that explorers had many motivations for their endeavors: searching for riches, a desire for adventure, nationalism, etc. Through their efforts, they discovered things about the world that had been previously unknown to their societies.
Explorers had to document their journeys carefully and accurately so that they, or others, could replicate their paths.
Therefore, explorers not only had to trace their route, but also identify "markers" along the way, such as landforms, bodies of water, topography, etc. Tell the students that their task is to create a three-dimensional map to represent the explorer’s journey as accurately as possible.
www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org /content/2365   (969 words)

 List of explorers
Thomas Cavendish, (died 1592), English sailor and explorer.
Scylax of Caryanda[?] - a Greek explorer sent by the king of Persia to sail down the Indus River and around Arabia to Egypt
See also explorations, sea explorers, astronaut, conquistador, the History of Science and Technology and Biography.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ex/Explorer.html   (716 words)

 The Mariners' Museum: Newport News, Virginia
When he was of age, he sued the Spanish crown to obtain the offices and privileges that were granted to his father.
In 1768, made his first famous journey to observe the eclipse of the planet Venus and to determine the existence of a southern continent.
He influenced Portuguese explorers who sought him during their travels.
www.mariner.org /educationalad/ageofex/biographies.php   (1921 words)

List and description of prairie animals and plants.
Learn about an explorer of the east coast of what is now the United States.
Explorer Hall of Fame site created by a 5th grade class.
collaboratory.nunet.net /nssd112/oakterrace/imc/explorers.html   (415 words)

 Explorers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Today however, explorers are persons who systematically search, examine, and investigate for the purpose of discovering unknowns in all aspects of our universe; making new discoveries and expanding frontiers in science, medicine, technology, and our environment.
After becoming familiar with the exploits and adventures of various explorers at sites like Explorers of the Millennium, the Discoverers Web, Explorers of the World, or The Age of Exploration, create your personal 'top ten' list of explorers.
After studying different explorers, make a list of 10 attributes that you believe are needed to be an explorer.
www.42explore2.com /explorers.htm   (1125 words)

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Jules Dumont d'Urville, (1790-1842), explorer of the Pacific and Antarctica
Helge Ingstad, (1899-2001), Norwegian, Danish explorer, Governor of Greenland
Pedro Fernandez de Quirós, (1565-1614), Portuguese seaman and explorer, explored the Pacific
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_explorers.html   (888 words)

 Explorers - -
Tracey Sneed is fifth on the Explorers' scoring list.
Tracey Sneed (1985-89) played 106 games for the Explorers and finished her career with 1,486 points and had a field-goal percentage of 52.5%, second best in La Salle history.
Sneed, a member of the Philadelphia Big 5 Hall of Fame, was MAAC Player of the Year in 1998 and was also a First Team All-MAAC selection twice (1988, 1989) during her career.
www.goexplorers.com /release.asp?RELEASE_ID=1277   (225 words)

 Explorers - C - EnchantedLearning.com
Sebastian Cabot (1474?-1557?) was an explorer, mapmaker and navigator of Italian descent.
Cook's first journey was from 1768 to 1771, when he sailed to Tahiti in order to observe Venus as it passed between the Earth and the Sun (in order to try to determine the distance between the Earth and the Sun).
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado (1510-1554) was a Spanish ruler, explorer and conquistador.
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers/indexc.shtml   (2170 words)

 Explorers - List of explorers - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
A biography of the sixteenth-century explorer of Brazil.
Short biography of the explorer researched and prepared by the students at Arthur Meighen High School, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.
A biography of the Portugese explorer who discovered a sea route to the East Indies in the fifteenth century.
www.multcolib.org /homework/alphaexp.html   (1432 words)

 Current Press | Explorers' Corner
Our Island of Love Kayaking expedition in Raivavae was listed on their "The Wanderlist" of the top 40 trips for a life changing experience.
Explorers’ Corner adventure to the San Blas Islands is named the #1 Adventure in Mexico/Central America by Outside Magazine.
Explorer’s Corner’s adventures to Bazaruto and Kamchatka are selected as the number 1 and number 7 “...Wildest New Trips” in the November issue of National Geographic Adventure magazine.
www.explorerscorner.com /pages.cfm?pageID=72   (424 words)

 Explorers Theme Page
There are a number of pages which provide specialized information (e.g., pages on Vikings and Columbus, a list of explorers who died on their trips, links to sites which contain texts from the explorers themselves).
A highlight of the site is its alphabetical list of links to well over 200 explorers, each of which leads to some specific information on the particular explorer.
That list is so comprehensive that we have refrained from developing links to specific explorers on this CLN page in order to focus our attention on other resources.
www.cln.org /themes/explorers.html   (1690 words)

 List of Maritime Explorers Encyclopedia Article @ ArtLives.com (Art Lives)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It includes a list of over 1,000 GPS and...
The era of European sea explorations began in the late 15th century and lasted for a little more than three full centuries.
This is a list of notable sea explorers:
artlives.com /encyclopedia/List_of_maritime_explorers   (145 words)

 EXPLORERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Great site full of information on exploration to various regions of the world, and why sea-faring countries of Europe were poised to expand their influence in the rest of the world through a program of sustained and systematic exploration.
To the right of each explorer is the number of links you will find containing information on that explorer.
Leads visitors on a journey through the past centuries looking at the explorers, the dangers they faced, where they went, and their motivations for exploration.
www.tms.riverview.wednet.edu /lrc/explorers.htm   (1236 words)

 Australian Explorers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of Australian land and sea explorers with links to their biographical details and their journals.
Also see the Australian Explorers Journals page, a virtual library of writing by the explorers themselves, in alphabetical order.
Details of the work of both major and minor explorers are covered, with generous quotations from the works of the explorers themselves and reproduction of a number of relevant documents.
gutenberg.net.au /explorers.html   (2628 words)

 Explorers - A - EnchantedLearning.com
Afonso de Albuquerque (14??-1515) was a Portuguese soldier and explorer who sailed to the Spice Islands (the Moluccas, a group of Islands in Indonesia) in 1507-1511, trying to monopolize trade with this area; from Europe, he sailed around Africa to the Indian Ocean.
Roald Amundsen (1872-1928) was a Norwegian polar explorer who was the first person to fly over the North Pole in a dirigible (May 11-13, 1926) and was the first person to reach the South Pole.
Captain Pedro Menendez de Aviles (Feb. 15, 1519-Sept. 17, 1574) was a brutal Spanish sailor, soldier, explorer, and conquistador.
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers   (696 words)

 Explorers - MMSD Electronic Library
Also includes links to an alphabetical list of explorers and to a list of explorers who perished during their travels.
Biographical information about the explorers who arrived at the site of Green Bay in 1673 and crossed the area that is now Wisconsin on their way to the Mississippi.
Numerous maps as well as a list of explorers (with links) also are included.
www.mmsd.org /elib/elib.cgi?cat=13;o=alpha   (708 words)

Many of these maps reflect the European Age of Discoveries, dating from the late 15th century to the 17th century when Europeans were concerned primarily with determining the outline of the continents as they explored and mapped the coastal areas and the major waterways.
Also included are 18th and 19th century maps documenting the exploration and mapping of the interior parts of the continents, reflecting the work of Lewis and Clark and subsequent government explorers and surveyors.
Primary sources includes the texts the explorers themselves wrote on their voyages.
www.kidinfo.com /American_History/Explorers.html   (862 words)

Teach students about the many famous and not-so-famous explorers who have contributed to their societies.
Create a customized shopping list to print and hand out for back to school shopping.
Explorers are covered in worksheets and activities for grades 2-5 and 6-8.
www.teachervision.fen.com /discovery/explorers/6616.html   (213 words)

 Explorers - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
A brief history of the first explorers, pioneers and traders of the Northwest coast.
Note: if you are not finding the particular explorer you are interested in or would like more information, please try the List of explorers.
List of explorers who died and how they died on their voyages.
www.multcolib.org /homework/explorhc.html   (220 words)

Explorers by Mountain City Elementary students activities and quizzes on Columbus, early explorers, French explorers, British explorers and Spanish explorers
Explorers - numerous resources documents the discovery and exploration with both manuscripts and published maps
European Exploration of the New World - A Thinkquest that introduces you to some of the great explorers that filled in the map with lands that were previously unknown to Europeans.
www.picadome.fcps.net /lab/currl/explorer/default.htm   (572 words)

 European Explorers - Age of Exploration
Explorers of the Millennium from the ThinkQuest Jr.
Henry the Navigator - brief biography of this explorer from the Mariner's Museum.
George Vancouver - biography of this English explorer and voyages along the northwest coast of America from University of Virginia.
www.chenowith.k12.or.us /tech/subject/social/explore.html   (3010 words)

 Explorers & Discovery Unit - North Canton City Schools
This alphabetical list of explorers comes from the Discoverers Web, an extensive Link collection on voyages of discovery and exploration.
The biographies of explorers -- of land, sea, sky, and art -- are created by students in Bellingham (Washington) Public Schools.
A list of internet resources pertaining to explorers from the Horace Mann Elementary School in Clinton, Iowa.
www.northcanton.sparcc.org /~greentown/explore.htm   (777 words)

 A Hotlist on Explorers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of explorers and links to more information -
List of explorers, navigation info, maps and links to other sites -
List of many explorers and short bios -
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/listexplorermr7.html   (58 words)

 European Explorers
Zoom Explorers - Brief biographies of a long list of explorers.
Famous Hispanics: Vasco Nunez de Balboa - Biography and illustration of the first European explorer to stand on the eastern shore of the Pacific Ocean.
European Explorers: Henry Hudson - Detailed account of the life and voyages of Hudson.
www.kn.sbc.com /wired/fil/pages/listexplorermr12.html   (437 words)

 Open Directory - Society: History: By Topic: Exploration: Explorers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Count Matus Moric Benovsky - Biographical article on the Hungarian explorer (1746-1786), who journeyed to the Northern Pacific and became Emperor of Madagascar.
Includes a list of explorers who died on their voyages and biographies of several explorers.
The Pre-British Explorers of Australia - Short expedition biographies of a few British, Dutch and French explorers, with historic maps.
dmoz.org /Society/History/By_Topic/Exploration/Explorers   (300 words)

All this information is in addition to the extensive list found on the home page which covers the explorations during the time of the Romans, the Middle Ages and the "Age of Discovery" (1400-1520).
The life and accomplishments of the famous explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa written by students for students.
Another summary about the explorer and his voyages; fl and white photograph of the explorer and a nice color photograph of his ship
saintmarksschool.org /public/library/webliographies/pages/explorer.htm   (961 words)

 Software Help - Ocean Explorers
If you do not see your issue listed below, please try the Troubleshooting System, which contains the same information our technicians use.
Ocean Explorers requires that the Colors (Windows® 98) or Color Palette (Windows® 95) setting be set to 256 Colors.
After inserting the Oceans Explorers CD into the CD-ROM drive, the Auto-Run feature of the computer does not start the installation.
support.broderbund.com /faq_list.asp?id=382   (287 words)

Discoverers by Alphabet - Scroll down and click on the explorer you wish to learn about.
Explorers - Includes names, dates, and ONLY basic information.
European Explorers - Links to French, Spanish, English, and Portuguese explorers.
edtech.kennesaw.edu /web/explorer.html   (254 words)

 Explorers List
A List of Explorers Who Died During their Voyages
Chronology and Bibliography of the Age of Exploration
Note: the original version of this list was created by Mike Jenkins and can be found on-line at
www.selah.k12.wa.us /links/explorers2.html   (52 words)

 QuestTech Design - 8-12 homework helper for teens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The web is a constantly shifting resource so if any of these links are broken, please report them so this page can be kept current.
Some pages go directly to the subject matter and some go to lists of links.
cities and countries of the world - alphabetical listing, find also currencies, flags, costumes, landmarks, license plates...
www.questtech.ca /homework/teenstudy.html   (462 words)

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