Polynesian Navigation

Pacific Explorers
Pacific Explorers
Pacific Explorers Andrew Sharp claims in his Ancient Voyagers in the Pacific published in 1956 that the Pacific Islanders did not possess the necessary navigational and sailing technology to deliberately navigate the distances between islands of the Pacific when colonizing these islands. He claims colonization was random and accidental. However, more recent studies from 1972 on of Pacific navigation suggest deliberate navigation and colonization was possible and did take place. These studies hav
Age of Discovery
Age of Discovery
Age of Discovery In this essay I would be comparing and contrasting the European explorers and the Polynesian voyages. The Eurpean explored for the three G\'s. The three G\'s were God, Glory, and Gold. The European voyagers took God everywhere they went. The took God to the New lands that they discover. They bring missionaries to spread God to the new lands that they discover. Some of their instruments that they used were the compass, astrolabe, and the sextant. The compass was used as a navigat
James Cook
James Cook
James Cook James Cook was a British naval captain, navigator, and explorer, who explored the sea ways and coasts of Canada. He also conducted three expeditions to the Pacific Ocean, ranging from the Antarctic ice fields to the Bering Strait and from the coasts of North America to Australia and New Zealand. James Cook was the son of a farmhand migrant from Scotland. While he was still a child, his father became the foreman on a farm in a neighboring village. He showed signs of an inquiring and ab
Somehow I can't believe that there are any height
Somehow I can't believe that there are any height
Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C's. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage Consistency, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly unquestionably. Walt Disney EMELY PEREZ PONEETINDER NAGRA RUKHSAR MOHAMMED SARINA NOKES SHARAZ MANZOOR CHANCHAL MAHMUD 1783080157480 Table
Ancient civilizations
Ancient civilizations
Ancient civilizations Introduction Now it is hard to see the beautiful night sky. Because of pollution that the human race made but long long ago when there was no pollution you could see the night clearly. Ancient people drew pictures of the stars that looked like things they had seen on earth. But more importantly they noticed that the moon and stars changed shape and position thatís how the first calendars came about they told you about the position of stars and the position and shape of the