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The Basque second in command Juan Sebastián Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan's death in the Philippines.
Cartier was followed by nobleman Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Monts who was accompanied by explorer / cartographer Samuel de Champlain in a 1604 expedition where they established the second permanent European settlement in North America, following Spain's settlement at St. Augustine.
A second, larger, expedition sent by Emperor Kangxi expelled the Dzungars from Tibet in 1720 and the troops were hailed as liberators.
The ship's captain, Commander John Clements Wickham, named the port after Charles Darwin, the British naturalist who had sailed with them both on the earlier second expedition of the Beagle.
When English explorer John Davis, commander of the Desire, one of the ships belonging to Thomas Cavendish's second expedition to the New World, separated from Cavendish off the coast of what is now southern Argentina, he decided to make for the Strait of Magellan in order to find Cavendish.
The second was another expedition in 1402 led by French adventurers, Jean de Bethancourt, Lord of Grainville in Normandy and Gadifer de la Salle of Poitou.
On 28 June 1979, while the Calypso was on an expedition to Portugal, his second son, Philippe, his preferred and designated successor and with whom he had co-produced all his films since 1969, died in a PBY Catalina flying boat crash in the Tagus river near Lisbon.
Frémont's success in the first expedition led to his second expedition, undertaken in the summer of 1843.
Due to Carson's proven skills as a guide, Fremont invited him to join the second expedition.
Frémont's second expedition established that the river was a fable.
The second expedition became snowbound in the Sierra Nevadas that winter.
:" More than any other single factor or incident, Mojave Desert incident from Frémont's second expedition report is where the Kit Carson legend was born ..."
The expedition faced its second bitter winter, and voted on whether to camp on the south side of the Columbia river ( modern Astoria, Oregon ), building Fort Clatsop.
In December 1871 he made a second eight month excursion, known as the Hassler expedition under the command of Commander Philip Carrigan Johnson ( brother of Eastman Johnson ), visiting South America on its southern Atlantic and Pacific seaboards.
During the second expedition, the unmanned vehicle Kaikō collected mud samples from the seabed.
* organized a second multi-national research expedition ( known as Expedition Two ) in the Australian outback in 2004
In particular, a Serb expedition to expel the Turks from Adrianople led by the Serbian brothers King Vukašin and Despot Uglješa, was defeated on September 26, 1371, by Murad's Murat capable second lieutenant Lala Şâhin Paşa, the first governor ( beylerbey ) of Rumeli.
In mid February 1930 the second expedition quickly returned to their Mountain Base and on across the mountains to the junction of the Yuat with the Baiyer and Jimmi Rivers.
After leading the first expedition, Sam Freeman did not return and Reg Beazley became party leader of the second expedition, with Pontey Seale mining engineer, Bill MacGregor and Beazley prospectors and recruiters, and Ernie Shepherd in charge of transport and supplies, prospecting when opportunity arose.
A second expedition by Lothar III in 1136 was not more decisive in its results, and the protracted struggle between the rival pontiffs was terminated only by the death of Anacletus II on 25 January 1138.
During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, only to find that they had been preceded by Roald Amundsen's Norwegian expedition.
By this time, Scott had announced his plans for his second Antarctic expedition.
In the meantime in Iberia, which served as the main source of manpower for the Carthaginian army, a second Roman expedition under Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major took New Carthage by assault and ended Carthaginian rule over Iberia in the battle of Ilipa.

second and one
He must construct transitions so that a dancer who is told to lie prone one second and to leap wildly the next will have some physical preparation for the leap.
And one finds it again in Thomas Nelson Page ) to the effect that the Mayflower on its second voyage brought a cargo of Negro slaves.
The idea here is one of discharge but this must stand in opposition to a second view, Plato's notion of the arousal of emotion.
Since accurate base maps are necessary for any planning program, the first step taken by the planning division to implement the long-range state plan has been to prepare two series of base maps -- one at a scale of 1 inch to a mile, and the second a series of 26 sheets at a scale of 1 inch to 2000 feet, covering the entire state.
I like to shear half my plants at a time, leaving one half of them to blossom while the second half is getting started on its new round of blooming.
In recognition of the growing trend for second homes, or vacation cottages, we have designed this one specifically with the family handyman in mind.
In a two-story house, one unit may be installed in the basement to serve the first floor, another in the attic to cool the second.
The video signal is amplified and then switched, in synchronism with the three ultraviolet light sources which are sequenced by the rotating mirror so that during one-twentieth of a second only one wavelength, corresponding to red, green, or blue, is seen.
Clearly, any line, l, of any bundle having one of these points of tangency, T, as vertex will be transformed into the entire pencil having the image of the second intersection of L and Q as vertex and lying in the plane determined by the image point and the generator of Af which is tangent to **zg at T.
Continuing with the case in which **zg is a Af curve on a quadric Q, we first observe that the second regulus of Q consists precisely of the lines which join the two free intersections of **zg and the planes through any one of the multiple secants.
It is planned to double the number of teams and to make use of improved equipment in a second demographic inquiry in 1960, so that the inquiry can be carried through in one year and the results published more expeditiously.
This subject was one who gave an arm-elevation on the second trial in the naive state but not in the first.
This second conclusion, independently arrived at by independent study of material from two pairs of language families as different and remote from one another as these four are, cannot be ignored.
But in the second subtype, which I take to be the one more frequently applied, only the operating expenses and not the `` cost of capital '' or `` fair return '' are apportioned directly among the various classes of service.
It seems clear, when one takes into consideration the exceedingly defective eyesight of the patient ( we shall describe it in detail in connection with our second question, the one concerning the psychical blindness of the patient ), that he had to rely on his sense of touch much more than the usual portfolio-maker and that consequently that faculty was most probably more sensitive to shape and size than that of a person with normal vision.
During the second week of operations, Fogg received a telegram from the Post Office Department, asking him to `` put on two airplanes and make two flights daily, plus one Sunday trip ''.
Of only one could he be sure -- young John Hudson, his second son.
In the second place, a large number of writers, making a more direct claim than Frost to being `` folk writers '' of one sort or another, clearly make no distinctions between genuine and bogus material.
He can retreat from his uneasiness in only one direction: into a callousness which very shortly becomes second nature.
In the second place, though, even if Birmingham is worse, no doubt Johannesburg, South Africa, beats it by several miles, and Buchenwald was one of the worst things that ever happened in the entire history of the world.
Not once, in the time that he had known her, had he ever considered the possibility, not once, not for one one-thousandth of a second, of her infidelity.
With one down in the eighth, Marv Throneberry drew a walk and stole second as Hyde fanned Tuttle.
The thing that impressed one of the visitors the most was the Gallery's rotunda fountain `` because it's on the second floor ''.
And while no one expects total democracy on the academic scene, the scholar will be particularly sensitive to a line between first and second class citizenship drawn on any basis other than that of academic rank or professional achievement.

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