Matching Articles"Exploration" (Total 16)

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  • Fishermen from Portugal, the Basque provinces of France and Spain, Northern France (perhaps Normandy) and West Country England are known to have frequented eastern Newfoundland during the first half of the 1600s, some as early as the first decade of the 16th century.
  • Archaeologists, after finding artifacts in one of the lower layers of the site, suspected they may have been made by the Beothuk.
  • Biography of the explorer, Captain Robert (Bob) Bartlett, who skippered some of the most famous and controversial expeditions to the Arctic.
  • Alwyn Ruddock was a leading English scholar of 15th century exploration who spent four decades researching documents relating to John Cabot.
  • If modern scholars generally favour a northern landfall for Cabot's 1497 voyage, there has been strong support for a landfall on Cape Breton Island.
  • The story of the schooner Effie M. Morrissey, which for nearly 20 years took Capt. Bob Bartlett and teams of scientists to the Arctic.
  • The region of Newfoundland and Labrador was the first stretch of North America's Atlantic coastline to be explored by Europeans
  • Information about Merchants in the Newfoundland trade and how they used politics to protect their interests.
  • A history of the archaeological dig at the Colony of Avalon in Ferryland, NL
  • An overview of the archaeological digs undertaken at Ferryland, NL
  • A large rock bearing inscriptions which some claim to be carved by Cabot himself is closely linked to the tradition of thinking that Cabot landed at Grates Cove in 1497.
  • Sir Henry Cary became Viscount Falkland in 1620 after William Vaughan sold him the narrow strip of land south of Aquaforte.
  • This article is about the Cabot Project, a project created in 2009 to untangle the mysteries of the claims of Alywn Ruddock about John Cabot.
  • An important fishing base for centuries, St. Pierre and Miquelon's population have had a long and varied relationship with their neighbours in Newfoundland.
  • One of John Cabot's sons, Sebastian, is bound up with his father's story, and the story of the European exploration of North America.
  • Transatlantic voyages by medieval Irish monks were conducted in pursuit of some kind of spiritual or divine mission.