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Explorers and voyages of discovery

Margarette Lincoln

Explorers and voyages of discovery

by Margarette Lincoln

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Published by Puffin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Margarette Lincoln ; edited by Nicola Wright & Dee Turner ; designed by David Anstey ; illustrated by Mainline Design, Richard Draper & Peter Bull.
Series100 questions and answers
ContributionsWright, Nicola., Turner, Dee., Anstey, David., Draper, Richard., Bull, Peter, 1960-, Mainline Design (Firm)
The Physical Object
Pagination32p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18813689M
ISBN 100140364242
OCLC/WorldCa29518304

Photo: The Age of Discovery / The Art of Travel Partners. Global exploration started with the Portuguese discoveries of the Atlantic archipelagos of Madeira and the Azores, the coast of Africa, and the discovery of the sea route to India in This was followed by the trans-Atlantic Voyages of Christopher Columbus to the Americas between and and the first circumnavigation of the. In our new series on the Explorers Podcast, we look at the life of English explorer, admiral and privateer Francis Drake. In our first episode, we look at Drake’s younger years, including the voyages he made to Africa and the Caribbean in the s – culminating in the Battle of San Juan de Ulúa in Listen to this episode online.

Captain Cook’s voyages of discovery Terra Australis Incognita - the unknown southern land. The existence (or not) of this mysterious, mythical place has intrigued philosophers, explorers and map-makers since it was first hypothesised by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Voyages in a Bottle. The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel Working in small groups, students research individual explorers from the Age of Discovery. Use recycled materials to create costumes to wear when presenting information about the selected explorer to classmates.

The Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration (approximately from the beginning of the 15th century until the middle of the 17th century), is an informal and loosely defined term for the period in European history in which extensive overseas exploration emerged as a powerful factor in European culture and which was the beginning of also marks the rise of the widespread.   Samuel Eliot Morison, The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, a.d. (); John H. Parry, The Spanish Seaborne Empire .


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Voyages of Discovery is a mesmerizing visual survey of the most significant discoveries in the history of natural science exploration. Superb artwork and photographs spanning three centuries document landmark advances made in the field and bring to life the fascinating stories of the explorers, naturalists, artists and Explorers and voyages of discovery book.

Samuel Eliot Morison in this small volume for the subject, just under pages, gathers material from 'The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, A.D. ' and 'The European Discovery of America: The Southern Voyages, A.D. ' to describe for us the arrival of Columbus, Drake, Magellan, and many by: 4.

Get this from a library. Explorers and voyages of discovery. [Margarette Lincoln; Nicola Wright; Dee Turner; David Anstey] -- Text and illustrations look at who the first explorers were, who first sailed around the world, and how do polar explorers survive. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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Voyages of Discovery. The Elizabethan period was one in which the major European powers were engaged in many voyages of discovery.

The discovery of the Americas had opened up new lands to explore. There was a desire to find faster, more economical, routes to the far east. Explorers became famous and their work has had a lasting legacy. Voyage of Explorers is more than just a one day experience –it’s a week long maritime heritage unit that begins in your classroom.

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Explorers is a stunning history of such expeditions, presented One the most exciting periods of exploration coincided with the invention of photography. As a result, the most important expeditions over the last years were captured and preserved by incredibly dramatic photographs/5(16).

Many of the early explorers also found much agricultural land, and in Augustone of the largest expeditions to leave Spain for the New World during that century sailed from Cádiz.

Led by Pedro de Mendoza, it had 11 ships, more than 1, men, horses, pigs, and cattle. The voyages of discovery had led to a desire to colonize the Americas.

The resulting two-volume The European Discovery of America was widely acclaimed both for its author's incomparable knowledge of history, cartography, and sea navigation and for the fresh immediacy of its writing. The Great Explorers abridges this great work, following the voyages of Columbus, Magellan, Drake, and many more.

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This is an abridgement of Samuel Morison's magnum opus, The European Discovery of America, in which he describes the early voyages that led to the discovery of the Free shipping over $ The Polynesian explorers that discovered Aotearoa New Zealand on their voyages of discovery through the use of navigation, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography and marine biology.

the first. This feeling comes from having completed The Great Courses “History’s Greatest Voyages of Exploration – an audible book of 24 lectures supported with a page guidebook. Although I was somewhat familiar with several of the “voyages” described in this course even.

The age of discovery: Inside private notebooks of world's great explorers This is an edited excerpt. from their book "Explorers James Cook spoke of making "voyages of discovery," John.

The Age of Discovery. The geographical exploration of the late Middle Ages eventually led to what today is known as the Age of Discovery: a loosely defined European historical period, from the 15th century to the 18th century, that witnessed extensive overseas exploration emerge as a powerful factor in European culture and globalization.Amerigo Vespucci further worked as a provision contractor for the expeditions in the Indies, including for the historic voyages of Christopher Columbus.

Voyages. Between andthe famous Italian explorer made four voyages from Spain to the New World, the first alleged voyage lasted from May,until October, The Age of Discovery, also known as the Age of Exploration, was the period from the 15th century to the late 18th, when Europeans set sail to discover and explore other also marked the beginning of European colonialism and mercantilism, as well as the beginning of globalization.

While the European explorers did discover many uninhabited islands, for the most part they were exploring.