Michael Morse's Blog
Today in history, The Treaty of Lyon ends a short war between France and Savoy in 1601.
Today in history, Captain James Cook (see picture below) becomes the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle in 1703. 61 more words
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Rob Rondeau sees with sound.
He is a marine archeologist and professional diver in Vancouver who is deep into sonar. He studies underwater landscape. He looks for shipwrecks. 1,454 more words
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Struck By Wanderlust Blog
“…go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
There may not be a better quote to describe Norway’s role in the exploration, or conquest, depending on your view, of the Arctic region. 153 more words
1 month ago
Flowers For Socrates
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Quantum Theory Day *
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Hurtigruten, the Norwegian coastal and expedition cruise line, said two new ships it is building for 2018 and 2019 will be called the Roald Amundsen and the Fridtjof Nansen. 145 more words
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Malcolm Oliver's WaterWorld
Hurtigruten has named its two new hybrid powered expedition ships.
The first two ships have been named the Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen after the two Norwegian polar explorers. 152 more words
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