Canadian Northwest Passage Expedition will be by Sail

In 1903-05 a crew of six brave men, commanded by Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, a Norwegian Polar Explorer, at sail on a 47 ton Sloop named Gjoa. Continue reading

Royal Canadian Mounted Police cross Northwest Passage

Technically the ship named St. Rich (RCMP's patrol ship) was the second ship to cross the Northwest Passage, but in 1942 the St. Roch was the first to cross it, west to east. Continue reading

Take on the arctic by land… A Canadian thing Eh!

In 1770-72, while employed by the Hudson's Bay Company, Samuel Hearne, an English Canadian was sent on an exposition North to see if he could find a path to Asia. Continue reading

Canadian fur trader reaches Pacific Coast

Leaving from Fort Chipewyan at Lake Athabasca (noa Alberta, Canada) following the Peace River, Parsnip River, Fraser River, along the Blackwater River and Bella Coola River, explorer and fur trader Alexander Machenzie, a Scottish born Canadian crossed the Rocky Mountains to reach what is now Dean Channel on the Pacific coast of British Colombia, Canada on July 22nd, 1793. Continue reading

Speke Discovered the White Nile

Scottish explorer John Harming Speke found the source of the White Nile in 1858. Continue reading

Roald Amundsen Explored South Pole

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, Norwegian explorer journeyed from Norway in June 1910 Continue reading

Gjoa Sailed Through The Northwest Passage

Norwegian explorer, Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen commanded the 47-ton sloop Gjoa with a six-man crew Continue reading

Zheng He Commands Exploration Voyage Around Asia

Zheng He, a Muslim-born officer in the service of Emperor Yongle commanded a Chinese voyage of exploration and diplomacy in 1405. Continue reading

Sojourner Roving Robot on Mars

The Sojourner robot was sent to explore Mars’ planet surface as per the Pathfinder mission launch from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, on December 4, 1996 and landing on July 4, 1997 Continue reading

Pioneer 10 Probe Carried First Extraterrestrial Message

American planetary probe, Pioneer 10 carried the first extraterrestrial message to be read by living beings in the universe was launched Continue reading