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On his first expedition to the New World, Columbus had only three ships under his command; on his second there were seventeenLast summer, we went on a caving expedition that took us over 300 feet underground.

On his first expedition to the New World, Columbus had only three ships under his command; on his second there were seventeen.

In 1914, Captain Scott and six others died in a blizzard while on an expedition to the South Pole.

The expedition to Jupiter has proven that the planet is inhabited by tiny, monkey-men with two heads, and a long, curly tail.

When I was a little girl, I loved reading about expeditions into the jungles of Africa.

Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic in 1914 is one of the greatest survival stories of all time.

If the customers sign a waiver, the company cannot be held liable for any injuries suffered during their whale watching expedition.

Benoit always refers to his climbing expedition in the Rockies as the most exciting experience of his life.

The Chinese used lions on hunting expeditions during the reign of Kublai Khan.

In 1909, an expedition to the South Pole took a supply of Guinness beer.

Jackie and Tim went on a photographic expedition to Kenya last year.

The children have gone on a little expedition to the beach to look for shells.

The ascent up the cliffside was almost vertical, and posed the greatest challenge of the expedition to the climbers.

On July 31, 1954, an Italian expedition became the first in the world to attain the summit of the mountain known as K2.

He has gone on several diving expeditions to the wreck of the Andrea Doria, where he was able to recover china, glassware, unique pieces of jewelry and many famous artworks.

On April 22, 1500, Pedro ?lvares Cabral discovered Brazil while on an expedition to India.

Captain James Cook went on many expeditions to the Pacific Ocean, Antarctic, Arctic, and around the world.

Captain James Cook was killed by a mob in Hawaii during his last expedition, a search for a Northwest Passage across North America to Asia.

In 1488, Bartolomeu Dias led the first European expedition to sail around Africa's Cape of Good Hope.

Sir Francis Drake led the second expedition to sail around the world in a voyage lasting from 1577 to 1580.

Hannu was an ancient Egyptian explorer who made the first recorded exploring expedition, when he sailed down the Red Sea to explore the south eastern areas of the Arabian peninsula around 2750 B.C.

In the early 1500s, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition that sailed around the Earth.

Find someone who has gone on some kind of expedition.

Discussion question: Why do you think people throughout history have continued to go on so many dangerous expeditions where there was often little chance of coming back alive?

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