Matching Articles"Explorers" (Total 8)

  • Adventurer Mina Hubbard visited Labrador in the summer of 1905 to lead an expedition from North West River to Ungava Bay. She organized the trip as a tribute to her husband, Leonidas, who died while trying to complete the same route two years earlier.
    20th Century Exploration--Exploration--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • During the more than 50 years of his seafaring life, Captain Robert (Bob) Abram Bartlett skippered some of the most famous, dangerous, and controversial exploratory expeditions to the Arctic.
    Biography of the explorer, Captain Robert (Bob) Bartlett, who skippered some of the most famous and controversial expeditions to the Arctic.
  • "A General Chart of the Island of Newfoundland  with the rocks and soundings… By James Cook and Michael Lane Surveyors". Published by Thomas Jefferys in 1775.
    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.
  • Bob Bartlett visited the Arctic for the first time in 1898 as part of explorer Robert Peary's North Pole expedition. By 1909, Bartlett had accompanied Peary on three separate attempts to reach the North Pole.
    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 mariners used caravels, relatively long and narrow vessels with triangular lanteen sails, for their North Atlantic explorations in the 16th century.
    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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