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12.1: Archilochus alexandri: Back Chinned Hummingbird

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

CK-12 Understanding Biodiversity: Expeditions highlights the greatest and most famous expeditions connected with the natural history literature.

  • da Gama's Sea Route to India
  • Amundsen's South Pole Expedition
  • Peary's Conquering of the North pole
  • Cortés' Conquest of Mexico
  • Przhevalsky's Discovery of Central and East Asia
  • von Jacquin's Expedition to the Caribbean
  • Livingstone's Exploration of Africa
  • de Andrade's Exploration of Tibet
  • Hudson's Voyages
  • Humboldt's Expeditions
  • di Mulazzo's North and South America Exploration
  • Nordenskiöld's Northeast Passage
  • Amundsen's Northwest passage
  • Scott's South Pole Expeditions
  • de Magalhães's Voyage of Circumnavigation
  • Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle
  • Cartier's Voyages to the New World

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Aug 15, 2012

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