Matching Articles"Explorers" (Total 8)

  • 20th Century Exploration--Exploration--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • Biography of the explorer, Captain Robert (Bob) Bartlett, who skippered some of the most famous and controversial expeditions to the Arctic.
  • The Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site includes both map reproductions and illustrative maps created for specific articles.
  • 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.
  • Between 1898 and 1909, Newfoundland and Labrador ice captain Bob Bartlett and American explorer Robert Peary made three separate attempts to reach the North Pole.
  • The Portuguese pioneered the European exploration of the Atlantic Ocean. Some historians believe that Portuguese mariners reached Newfoundland before Cabot.
  • An account of the failed 1887 expedition of Randle Wilson Holme (1864-1957) to reach Churchill Falls in the interior of Labrador.

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