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Matching Articles"Exploration" (Total 44)
Launching a Distinctly Newfoundland Book
A glimpse into the career of James P. Howley (1847-1918), one of Newfoundland's most important geologists of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
18th and 19th Century Exploration
The European exploration of Newfoundland and Labrador continued through the 18th and 19th centuries, often with the assistance of Native peoples.
Early 20th Century Exploration
20th Century Exploration--Exploration--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
Dispatch of Pedros de Ayala, the Spanish envoy in London
Pedros de Ayala, the Spanish envoy in London, sent the dispatch to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in Spain, dated London, 25 July, 1498.
Journal Extracts of Jean Baudoin, 1696
Extracts from a journal by Jean Beaudoin, dated November 10 to 19, 1696, and dealing with France, war, planters, boats, census, and livestock.
European Exploration Before Cabot
Thanks to archaeological work at L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, evidence suggests that the Norse did make it to Newfoundland before John Cabot.
Biography of the explorer, Captain Robert (Bob) Bartlett, who skippered some of the most famous and controversial expeditions to the Arctic.
English Voyages before Cabot
Although the re-discovery of Newfoundland is credited to John Cabot, we know that as early as the 1480s, English ships were venturing into the unknown Atlantic Ocean.
Bristol's Transatlantic Explorations Prior to 1497
An account of Bristol's transatlantic explorations prior to 1497.
Uncovering Cabot: The Ruddock Riddle
Alwyn Ruddock was a leading English scholar of 15th century exploration who spent four decades researching documents relating to John Cabot.
Early Cartography of Newfoundland and Labrador
Early Cartography of Newfoundland and Labrador--Exploration--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
Charles I [King of England]; 11 November 1648
Letter to Sir David Kirke, from Charles I of England, dated November 11, 1648, and dealing with planters, names, and the English Civil War (1642-1648).
James Cook's Charts of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site includes both map reproductions and illustrative maps created for specific articles.
European Exploration: From Earliest Times to 1497
When did Europeans first reach North America? This article is about early explorers prior to John Cabot's 1947 voyage.
Edward Winne; 26 August, 1621
Letter to Sir George Calvert (later Lord Baltimore) from Edward Winne, dated August 26, 1621.
English and French Explorations
Information about English and French exploration in the early 16th century.
Exploration and Settlement of Newfoundland
The region of Newfoundland and Labrador was the first stretch of North America's Atlantic coastline to be explored by Europeans
Drawn by the Lure of Labrador
The story of the tragic 1903 Hubbard Expedition into the Labrador interior, and an overview of the career of Dillon Wallace.
A brief biography on explorer James Cook, who created charts of the Newfoundland coastline during the 18th century.
James Yonge; 1663
Extract from 'A journal of all the memorable occurances [sic] of my life' by James Yonge, dated 1663.
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