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Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery     View
Learn about the history behind one of America's greatest expeditions. Lead the expedition through an interactive story, read about the Native American tribes who inhabited the area before the arrival of Lewis and Clark, and read journals written by t ...

Go West Across America With Lewis & Clark     View
"Wild rivers. Rugged mountains. An unknown continent to explore. This legendary American expedition will face them all. And they need your help on this incredible adventure."

Why Was Captain Cook Killed?     View
This history lesson provides background about the killing of Captain James Cook in Hawaii in 1779. "In January 1778 Cook and his crew became the first Europeans to visit Hawaii (which they called the Sandwich Islands)." Includes a glossary ...

Athropolis: Web Site of the Throps and the Squallhoots     View
This fun kids' site is dedicated to Arctic stories, games, and facts, as well as a wonderful library and set of links to Arctic history and weather.

Kon-Tiki Museum     View
Website for this Oslo, Norway, museum that "houses a range of boats and artefacts from [Norwegian explorer] Thor Heyerdahl's expeditions," including the original Kon-Tiki balsa wood raft used for his 1947 Pacific expedition. Provides summar ...

Letter From the South Pole     View
This exhibit tells the story of the "race to the South Pole" in 1911 by explorers Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott through excerpts from their letters and additional text and images. Be sure to turn on your computer's sound for the full effe ...

Captain Cook Society     View
This is "a Society for everyone interested in [British explorer] James Cook (1728-1779)." The site features chronologies of Cook's life, information about his ships and family history, images of engravings and stamps featuring Cook, the wil ...

John Cabot     View
The Italian explorer Giovanni Caboto, who sailed for England under the name of John Cabot, is profiled here. There is a synopsis of his life; and his voyages of 1497 and 1498 to the Newfoundland area are highlighted. One of his sons, Sebastian, is al ...

Discoverers Web     View
The stated intent of this directory is to "gather all kinds of information found on the web about voyages of discovery and exploration." This text-only Web site is organized by time period and area of the world, and also contains an alphabetical list ...

Virtual Exploration Society     View
Information about several explorers and expeditions. It includes Colonel Percy Fawcett, who charted the wilderness of South America; Matthew Henson, Peary's partner in reaching the North Pole; Amelia Earhart's last flight; Howard Carter and his findi ...



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