Matching Articles"Exploration" (Total 44)

  • John Day was an English merchant in the Spanish trade. He wrote this letter in Spain between 1497 and January 1498 to the Lord Grand Admiral.
  • In 1913, the Karluk departed Canada for the western Arctic. The ship sank amid unpredictable Arctic flows, leaving the crew stranded on the ice.
  • A history of Labrador from the French period of occupation to 1763.
  • European knowledge of the northern Labrador coast was significantly improved after 1763 by a series of voyages carried out by Moravian missionaries.
  • John Cabot may have discovered an ocean route from Europe to North America, but this information did little to clarify the geography of eastern Canada.
  • An English Translation of the Original French Narrative from Documents of the Enquiry into the Labrador Boundary by the British Privy Council.
  • Memorandum Granting John Cabot an Annual Pension of 20 Pounds, 13 December 1497
  • Navigators in the 1500s had few tools to work with: the magnetic compass, the log, the lead line, the quadrant, and dead reckoning.
  • This article is about the Cabot Project, a project created in 2009 to untangle the mysteries of the claims of Alywn Ruddock about John Cabot.
  • Cormack's journeys did not stimulate a rush into the Newfoundland interior, which for much of the 19th century remained a Mi'kmaq preserve.
  • Information about the Newfoundland interior, including interaction with the Beothuk and mapping the area.
  • There is no doubt that great passions have been aroused in Newfoundland about the question of Cabot's landfall.
  • The first Europeans known definitely to set foot in Newfoundland were the Norse.
  • A letter from Lorenzo Pasqualigo to his brothers in Venice. Dated August 23, 1497.
  • Memorandum and Orders to John Bodington, from Sir David Kirke, dated October 1, 1646.
  • The Portuguese pioneered the European exploration of the Atlantic Ocean. Some historians believe that Portuguese mariners reached Newfoundland before Cabot.
  • There are those who claim that the Basques, the Portuguese, the Scots and the Welsh have made voyages to Newfoundland before Cabot.
  • Extract from Acts by the Privy Council, dated June 14, 1639, and dealing with planters, food, and material culture.
  • Extract from 'The voyage of Master Charles Leigh...,' by Richard Hakluyt, dated 1597, and dealing with cod, fisheries, ships, and boats.
  • One of John Cabot's sons, Sebastian, is bound up with his father's story, and the story of the European exploration of North America.