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  • ...ands of Haapai, and the Fiji Islands. In 1721, Jacob Roggeveen set sail in search of a great southern continent. On Easter Day, 1722, he landed at Rapa Nui (
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  • ...tion K," was also thwarted when Japanese submarines assigned to refuel the search aircraft discovered that the refueling point—a hitherto deserted bay of 108 aircraft at 04:30 on June 4. At the same time, he launched seven search aircraft (one of which was launched 30 minutes late), as well as combat air
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  • ...). 2004. [ Istiophoridae] ''ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.: 172486''. Retrieve .... 2008a. [ ''Istiophorus platypterus'' (Shaw in Shaw and Nodder, 1792)] '
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  • The search for a live ''Architeuthis'' specimen includes attempts to find live young, in on the baited line and enveloping it in "a ball of tentacles." The researchers were able to locate the likely general location of giant squid by closel
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  • ... departed in order to execute the second purpose of his voyage: namely, to search the south Pacific for signs of the postulated southern [[continent]] of ''[ ...d Commander"). Then once again he was commissioned by the Royal Society to search for the mythical ''Terra Australis.'' On his first voyage, Cook had demonst
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  • ...examination.) Since the beginning of the twentieth century, when several researchers discovered how to produce artificial pearls, the cultured pearl market h .... 1999a. [ Pterioida Newell, 1965] ''ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.: 79588''. R
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  • | status_ref = <ref>C. Safina, [ "''Xiphias gladius'',"] ''2007 IUCN Red List of Threa ...pecies is known. This jumping, also called breaching, is thought by some researchers to be an effort to dislodge pests, such as remora or [[lamprey]]s. It co
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  • ...nding others, exploring rivers, mountains, and sickly swamps, while always searching for gold and [[slavery|slaves]] and enlarging his territory. He was also ...d to join the expedition. From Chiapes' land, three groups departed in the search for routes to the coast. The group headed by Alonso Martín reached the sho
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  • ...these are typically available only by subscription (which most astronomy research facilities have). ...ays or weeks can now be carried out in seconds via the sophisticated ADS [[search engine]]. Studies have found that the benefit to astronomy of the ADS is eq
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  • During [[World War I]], Russell engaged in [[pacifism|pacifist]] activities, and, in 1916, he was dismissed from Trinity College ...any love affairs and mistresses. In his autobiography he remarked that the search for love was for him a lifelong preoccupation.
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  • ... (ITIS), [ "''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'',"] ''Integrated Taxonomic Inform ...[[IUCN Red List]].<ref>BirdLife International, [ "''Haliaeetus leucocephalus'',"] ''2006 IUCN Red List
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  • ...ia and the Pacific and Indian Oceans.<ref>Jared M. Diamond, ['s_gift_to_the_world Taiwan ... Corcuff (ed.), ''Memories of the future: national identity issues and the search for a new Taiwan'' (Routledge, 2002, ISBN 0765607913).</ref> Several subseq
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  • ...en, Willem J. 1950. [ The search for white dwarfs.] ''Astronomical Journal.'' 55(1183):86&ndash;89. Retrieve ...ieved November 7, 2008.</ref> and in 2004, Travis Metcalfe and a team of researchers at the [[Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics]] estimated, on the
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  • ...rk of this expedition laid the foundation for much of the archaeological research that continues to be conducted on the island. Heyerdahl's popular book on t ===Maldive Mounds, Tenerife Pyramids, Search for Odin===
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  • ...n new settlements. Those from the less prosperous Hispaniola were eager to search for new success in a new settlement. From there [[Juan Ponce de León]] con ...nean, the Barbary Coast, and Italy, 1500-1800.'' ''Ohio State University Research News''. Retrieved November 16, 2008.</ref>
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  • The next four years were spent mostly in travel, and in search of a climate that would be more beneficial for his health. He made long and For the next seven years, between 1880 and 1887, Stevenson searched in vain for a place of residence suitable to his state of health. He spen
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  • ...the American carriers might be, and by remaining in place while his forces searched for them, ran the risk that his own force might be found first and attack ...en-coastal site of the former Australian patrol post of Buin by a Japanese search and rescue party, led by Army engineer Lieutenant Hamasuna. According to Ha
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  • ...a as Nunn suggested, and the change has been accepted by the majority of researchers. .... Historically, up to 80 different taxa have been described by different researchers; most of these were incorrectly identified juvenile birds (Double and Ch
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  • ...sland, though lore has it that Marshall Islanders traveled to the atoll in search of seabirds and [[flower]]s for use in [[Religion|religious]] rituals. Rath ...n circumference," to which he gave the name of "San Francisco." Originally searching to replenish their supplies of food and water, Mendaña fixed it accurat
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  • ...s]] conquest of [[Mexico]], the lure of an earthly paradise as well as the search for the fabled [[Strait of Anián]], helped motivate him to send several ex ...Hernán Cortés]] sends three ships north along the coast of [[Mexico]] in search of the [[Island of California]]. The three ships disappear without a trace.
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