Category Archives: Exploration

Who Landed in North America First

In fourteen hundred and ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Now I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard that rhyme and were taught it in school. We were also taught that Columbus was the first person to land on North … Continue reading

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Atlantis

The mysterious, elusive, secretive island of Atlantis. Does it really exist? Or is it just a myth that’s leaked its way into our culture and taken on a life of its own? The first mention of Atlantis in written history … Continue reading

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The Himalayas

The Himalayas. A mountain range in Asia, to put it shortly. The Himalayas include Mount Everest, which is the tallest mountain in the world. Mount Everest rises about 29,000 feet above sea level. No plant life can grow near the mountain’s peak. … Continue reading

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