geographic expedition

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n geographic expedition to travel for the purpose of discovery
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Usage

In literature:

These circumstances are well explained in the Geographical Dissertation of Foster, inserted in Spelman's Expedition of Cyras, vol.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 2" by Edward Gibbon
Champlain made a third, joining the expedition as geographer rather than shipmaster.
"The Founder of New France: A Chronicle of Champlain" by Charles W. Colby
The principal work of the expedition, from a geographical point of view, was carried out on the north coast of Graham Land.
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
He also had been a soldier in the war, and on this expedition was Powell's colleague, as well as the geographer.
"The Romance of the Colorado River" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
This expedition, fitted out partly by the Royal Geographical Society, South Australia, and partly by a Mr. Calvert, was under command of L. A.
"Spinifex and Sand" by David W Carnegie
Robert Falcon Scott led a second Antarctic expedition, the main object of which was to reach the South Geographical Pole.
"The Home of the Blizzard" by Douglas Mawson
Wrote to the Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, reporting progress of the expedition.
"Journals of Australian Explorations" by A C and F T Gregory
Sauer's Account of Billing's Geographical and Astronomical Expedition to the Northern Parts of Russia, 1785-94.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
This geographical feat, which so promptly completed the great expedition of Nordenskiold, would soon make a prodigious commotion in the world.
"The Waif of the "Cynthia"" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
It must be remembered that the expeditions sailing to the new continent had no knowledge of it geographically.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 2, No. 10, March 10, 1898" by Various
We have still to say a few words on an expedition the results of which were entirely geographical.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
We know it principally from the reports of four expeditions by the National Geographic Society.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
Champlain made a third, joining the expedition as geographer rather than shipmaster.
"The Founder of New France" by Charles W. Colby
The expedition was absent for two years, and its report on returning added much to our geographical knowledge of the section.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
In his map, he adds also the geographical results derived from the expeditions of Alexander the Great.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 68, June, 1863" by Various
The National Geographic Society tree-ring expedition took, in all, 49 beam sections from ruins within Mesa Verde National Park.
"Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Anonymous
Champlain was the geographer and map-maker of the expedition, and was also on the search for ores.
"Amy in Acadia" by Helen Leah Reed
His expedition has merely a geographical importance.
"Argentina" by W. A. Hirst
Both these expeditions yielded most valuable geographical results.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
Mr. John Forrest's third expedition was much more arduous, as it was also of greater geographical importance, than either of the preceding.
"The Australian Explorers" by George Grimm
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In news:

Based in San Francisco, the Geographic Expeditions travel company provides several close-to-nature cruises to the Galápagos Islands .
Alex Bentley is one of 15 winners of the National Geographic Kids Hands-On Explorer Challenge Expedition contest.
Opto 22 Provides National Geographic with Control System for Its Deepsea Challenge Expedition.
NEW YORK (AP) — National Geographic Society has chronicled scientific expeditions, explorations, archaeology, wildlife and world cultures for more than 100 years, amassing a collection of 11.5 million photos and original illustrations.
National Geographic Society has chronicled scientific expeditions, explorations, archaeology, wildlife and world cultures for more than 100 years, amassing a collection of 11.5 million photos and original illustrations.
The winner also will receive a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society and a trip to the Galapagos Islands, courtesy of Lindbald Expeditions and National Geographic .
The Lindblad National Geographic Alaska Expedition takes guests into the wild of the Pacific Northwest.
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