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  • Jamestown exploration trenches of 1955 from the air. Landmarks are the “old cypress” in the river, upper left, the tercentenary monument, and the standing ruin of the 18th-century Ambler house
    Jamestown exploration trenches of 1955 from the air. Landmarks are the “old cypress” in the river, upper left, the tercentenary monument, and the standing ruin of the 18th-century Ambler house
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Explorable That may be explored; as, an explorable region.
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Making “trialls” of iron. Evidences of an earth oven or small furnace were discovered at Jamestown during archeological explorations. Small amounts of iron may have been smelted in the furnace during the early years of the settlement. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.) Making “trialls” of iron. Evidences of an earth oven or small furnace were discovered at Jamestown during...
Archeological explorations revealed that the colonists enjoyed archery. The iron lever shown, known as a “goat’s foot,” was used for setting the string of a light hunting crossbow. It was found 4 miles from Jamestown. showing the use of a “goat’s foot” from _Weapons, A Pictorial History_ by Edwin Tunis Archeological explorations revealed that the colonists enjoyed archery. The iron lever shown, known as a “goat’s...
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: When explorers first arrived in Venezuela, they were reminded of Venice. They named the country "Little Venice", which translated into Spanish is Venezuela
    • explorable Capable of being explored.
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  • Erma Bombeck
    “I am not a glutton -- I am an explorer of food.”
  • Robert Wieder
    Robert Wieder
    “Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport.”
  • Kathleen Raine
    Kathleen Raine
    “I couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil, but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful.”
  • T. S. Eliot
    “We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started... and know the place for the first time.”
  • Tom Hobson
    Tom Hobson
    “Accept failure as a normal part of living. View it as part of the process of exploring your world; make a note of its lessons and move on.”
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    “The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration.”


Explore all avenues - If all avenues are being explored, then every conceivable approach is being tried that could possibly get the desired result.


In literature:

It was impossible to tell without exploring it.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
The interested explorer of the Yosemite has so far enjoyed a wonderfully varied sequence of surprises.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
It was not the job of this first colony to explore, to catalogue.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
There is a large part of the world still to be explored, and the present reserves merely mark a stage in this exploration.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
As with the American explorer, so was it with our plant-hunter.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Restore in thought one of those Babylonian structures whose lofty ruins now serve as observatories for the explorer or passing traveller.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
The morning was showery; but it cleared up a little after ten, and we landed to explore.
"The Cruise of the Betsey" by Hugh Miller
The first act will be Captain Miles Standish and his sixteen men returning from an exploring party.
"History Plays for the Grammar Grades" by Mary Ella Lyng
May this terrible narrative, though instructing those who read it, not discourage the explorers of the air.
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
It was an exploring expedition for us.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Here he was certain they would hear further of the exploring party.
"Dave Porter in the Far North" by Edward Stratemeyer
In the afternoon he reached a river which marked the limit of his former explorations.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
He had sent out Indian explorers, with careful instructions to search the gold regions among the mountains.
"Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi" by John S. C. Abbott
As the vessels drew nearer the coast towering mountains met the gaze of the explorers.
"Pioneers of the Pacific Coast" by Agnes C. Laut
That's why we have organized the little company of Thermal Explorations, Limited.
"Two Thousand Miles Below" by Charles Willard Diffin
But neither the terrors of the ice nor the fear of the savages could damp the ardour of the explorers.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
Here four sons were born to him, all of whom were {15} later to accompany their father on his western explorations.
"Pathfinders of the Great Plains" by Lawrence J. Burpee
"The Founder of New France" by Charles W. Colby
Martel, the intrepid explorer of most of the large European caves, including those of Great Britain and Ireland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
The area thoroughly explored was increased to eight acres in 1906, in water from seven to fourteen fathoms deep.
"The Book of Buried Treasure" by Ralph D. Paine

In poetry:

Those happy realms of joy and peace
Fain would my heart explore,
Where grief and pain for ever cease,
And I shall sin no more.
"A Thought on Life and Death" by Ann Steele
In my house and garden-plot,
Though beloved, I miss her not;
But one I seek in foreign places,
One face explore in foreign faces.
"Una" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
In this gross world we touch and see,
If Reason be no trusty guide,
For world unseen why should it be
The sole explorer justified?
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
"Jove help thee gracious beast," he cried,
"Some evil wounds thee sore,
And it shall be my joy and pride,
Thy sorrows to explore!"
"The Panther" by William Hayley
I feel myself in need
Of the inspiring strains of ancient lore,
My heart to lift, my empty mind to feed,
And all the world explore.
"George Moses Horton, Myself" by George Moses Horton
Exploring land, and air, and sea,
Bringing far-distant objects nigh;
And in thy works adoring thee,
Beneath thy own all-seeing eye.
"The Lot Of Thousands" by Joanna Baillie

In news:

Explore Terry Sanford's life with this timeline presenting important moments from his personal and private life.
Apple explores biometric applications in a recently published patent.
As diverse as Los Angeles itself, the L.A. Auto show will cover the entire automotive landscape so consumers can explore a full range of vehicles to suit every need.
Exploring music and the mind.
The video explores the Richland Farm community, a small agricultural pocket of Compton in South Los Angeles, demystifying society's negative portayal of the area through popular culture and mass media.
On Your Wednesday Morning Buzz, from six to eight, I'll be playing music to welcome in summer, as well as continue my exploration of Black Music Month with the music of Sly & the Family Stone.
The remotely operated vehicle Hercules sets off to explore the depths of the Black Sea in an expedition led by Robert Ballard.
Robert Ballard, the first explorer to discover the wreck of the R.M.S.
Fun, career exploration blend in college's 1st 'digital' camp.
Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent exploring blended learning.
Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane is exploring what's called " blended learning," a split between traditional schools and increasingly popular cyber schools.
Three movies explore why the US is broke.
Banc of America Securities-Merrill Lynch Research Industry: Oil-Exploration and Production Rank: No.
After ruling the hip-hop underground, championing the cause of black rock, starring Off-Broadway and appearing in films of both blockbuster and art-house varieties, Mos Def has proven himself an explorer as well as an eclectic.
Narrated by Steve Martin, a banjoist himself, the film explores the roots of American music — the minstrel show, ragtime and early jazz, blues, old-time, folk, bluegrass and country.

In science:

However, the use of low energy (MeV) neutrino as a probe to study particle and nuclear physics has not been well explored.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
This step can lead to defining new data in new tables for further exploration.
A GRB Tool Shed
By investigating each sample separately, we explore the changes in the energy landscape with applied fields.
Energy landscapes in random systems, driven interfaces and wetting
Even for independent random walkers, the overlap of the regions explored by different walkers prohibits a decomposition of SN (t) into single-particle contributions.
I. Territory covered by N random walkers on deterministic fractals. The Sierpinski gasket
The second thread, isolating the lightcurve of the secondary star, is explored in Section 8.
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
This is not very surprising, because by the general algorithm (any N and p) µk is computed by exploring connected subgraphs with at most k sites of the random graph.
Random incidence matrices: moments of the spectral density
In order to explore the OBLSTs we find their supergravity duals.
Open Branes in Space-Time Non-Commutative Little String Theory
For instance, verb lexemes can be made fities have to be explored.
Interfacing Constraint-Based Grammars and Generation Algorithms
The form and the implications for N = 8 supergravity have been explored in .
On the finiteness of N=8 quantum supergravity
It would be worthwhile to explore the possible additional implications that this unified perspective could have for the theories involved.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
There are a number of versions of these ideas currently being explored.
The Utility of Quantum Field Theory
In this section we will explore the relation between non-intersecting random walk paths and another tiling problem.
Non-intersecting Paths, Random Tilings and Random Matrices
As one explores the space of the parameters, the free energy is evaluated on different saddle point solutions, which may coincide for certain critical values of the parameters.
Phase transitions and random matrices
The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of localization, which comes from homotopy theory, in the context of finite simple groups.
Finite simple groups and localization
Further exploration is interesting future issue.
Numerical Replica Limit for the Density Correlation of the Random Dirac Fermion