Exploration

The History of the Submarine

U.S.S. Nautilus

Submarines are one of the more recent military advancements, coming to prominence during the first World War and maintaining a presence in the majority of developed naval fleets ever since. In essence, a submarine, as the name may suggest is a watercraft that allows the crew to submerge and sail under the water. During the era before radar detection, they ...

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Discovery of Hawaii

Discovery of Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands had been discovered many hundreds of years before the English explorer James Cook landed on what he called the Sandwich Islands.  Polynesian seafarers from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia came to Hawaii in around 400 A.D.  They navigated there by studying wave patterns and currents, and utilizing astronomy. However, Captain James Cook was the European settler ...

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