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    The surface of Venus was mapped in 1991 by the Magellan expedition, which revealed evidence of extensive volcanic activity on the planet--yet the timing of this volcanic activity remains a mystery. About 80 percent of Venus' surface is covered in volcanic material. Most of the volcanoes are believed to be inactive, yet there is some evidence to suggest more "recently" activity ("recent" in this context meaning within the last 500 million years). There are no lava nor caldera (craters created by volcanic collapse), which would seem to suggest the volcanoes have not been active in millennia. However, the surface of Venus has almost no impact craters, which suggests a relatively "new" surface (again, "new" referring to hundreds of millions…

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    Venus Flytrap Art Analysis

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    My art I created for the Venus flytrap was created on Photoshop in order to properly illustrate the various characteristics of the carnivorous plant. Originally, I was going to paint the piece for this project, but over the course of the semester, I have been extensively learning the ins and outs of Photoshop in my Digital 1 class, and I decided to switch my project over to digital media. When I first sketched out my idea for this project, I created a very simplistic view of the flytrap catching…

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    Ferdinand Magellan, who was known for being the first European to circumnavigate the earth, heavily impacted how Europeans viewed the world. With the findings of Magellan and his crew, people began to realize that the world was much bigger than they had originally thought, and the world was round. In 1480, Rui de Magalhães and Alda de Mesquita gave birth to Magellan in Portugal. When he was younger, Magellan learned many important skills, such as hunting, fighting, and reading the stars, in…

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    how Ferdinand Magellan felt on his voyage of sailing all of the way around the world going west. Ferdinand Magellan was an explorer from the fifteenth century. Ferdinand Magellan was a Spanish explorer and made the very important discovery that proved that the Earth was not flat but the Earth was round. No one knows exactly when Ferdinand Magellan was born but most people believe he was born in 1480 in Portugal. He was either born in Sabrosa, Portugal or Opoto, Portugal which were only about…

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    European Explorations

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    starters, it is certainly possible, since Europe, containing many great countries, is leading the world even today with top notch economies and companies. This was during the 15th century. It is also necessary to look at how many inventions and studies that were done in this region, because of both exploration, and “enlightenment”. This is important to mention because of the many factors that make Europe how it is today. Going forward, this is going to be a 5 paragraph-long essay that examines…

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    Spaniard Conquest Effects

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    winds, it resulted in the discovery of new areas and new discoveries like the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. There existed a line of demarcation which was established to prevent disputes over the new discovered land in America. This imaginary line was drawn north to the south of the Atlantic Ocean. Spain was given the western side of that land and Portugal was given the eastern side of that land separated by the imaginary line of demarcation in 1493. However, a certain treaty was formed…

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    Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer and sailor who led one of the first recorded circumnavigations of the world. He set off with a fleet of five ships, and only one returned. Although he did not lead the entire expedition because of his death in The Battle of Mactan, he led his vessel for most of the voyage and is credited for the expedition and being the first European to sail the Pacific Ocean. This expedition that he led was a major breakthrough for navigation and science; along the…

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    Conquistadors were explorers of the Spanish Empire. From the 15th century to the 18th century conquistadors traveled across Europe to the Americas, Asia and much of Africa. They colonized much of the world for Europe in the 16th - 18th centuries. After Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas in 1492 and the first circumnavigation of the world by Juan Sebastian Elcano and Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, expeditions led by conquistadors in the 16th century established trading routes linking…

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    the discoverer of America. The truth, as we all know is that he could not have possibly discovered it when there was already people there! Instead, it is possible to say that he “laid claim” to it for Spain. There were many other famous explorers other than Columbus. Some of them include Lief Ericson who discovered Newfoundland, Amerigo Vespucci who discovered South America and the West Indies, Vasco de Balboa who discovered the Pacific Ocean, Hernando Cortez who discovered Mexico and…

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    Exploratory Voyages

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    Bartolomeu Dias rounded the Cape of Good Hope and entered the Indian Oceans. b) Vasco da Gama -Portuguese -1497, went to India -trade gold with peppers - trading post at Calicut, 1500 c) Christopher Columbus, - Genoese mariner Cristoforo Colombo, known in English as Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) - sailing to Asian markets by a western route d) Hemispheric Links -Columbus never reached the riches of Asia -obtained little gold in the Caribean. 4. Voyages of Exploration: from…

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