George Vancouver

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English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)


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The photo, of Northwest waters, promises an engaging narrative that includes details of the author's life and fascinating tales about such (unsavory) men as George Vancouver.
When English Captain George Vancouver sailed through the Strait of Juan la Fuca and into Washington's Puget Sound, he found a hand and seascape of snow-peaked mountains, misty islands, and, everywhere, trees.
Artigiano, sixth behind George Vancouver in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf after chasing home Steeler in Newmarket's Royal Lodge Stakes, will be the first under orders in the Singspiel Stakes on Thursday.
George Vancouver is another Ballydoyle representative in the Group One.
A winner at the Curragh and Dundalk as a juvenile, Lines Of Battle (inset) also finished sixth to Dawn Approach in the Coventry at Royal Ascot and seventh to stable-companion George Vancouver in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita in November.
Heading the Ballydoyle raiding party are a trio of horses who behind Dawn Approach in the Guineas at Newmarket including Cristoforo Colombo (5th), Mars (6th), George Vancouver (10th).
There has been strong ante-post support in recent days for the Richard Fahey-trained Free Handicap victor Garswood, while Aidan O'Brien saddles Cristoforo Colombo, who will sport cheekpieces in the hands of Joseph O'Brien, Mars and George Vancouver.
RYAN MOORE was at his coolest when steering the Aidan O'Brien-trained George Vancouver to an impressive success in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf last night.
Among the selections are George Vancouver from A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World, Gray Brechin on early synagogues of San Francisco, Edmond Wilson's "The Jumping-Off Place" from The American Earthquake, Allan Temko's "Bridge of Bridges--A Quantum Leap into Architectural Glory," Robert Duncan in Italian, Herb Caen's "Edifice Wrecks," Mike Davis from City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles, Ernest Callenbach From Ecotopia, and William Gibson's "Skinner's Room.
When Captain George Vancouver first gazed upon the interior of California in 1796, there were a million acres of oak savannah dominated by the valley oak.
Ryan Moore rides Derby sixth Mars for O'Brien in the PS350,000 Group 1, while Seamie Heffernan partners George Vancouver.
Stable-companions GALE FORCE TEN and FLYING THE FLAG filled fourth and ninth places respectively in the French 2,000 Guineas while Pat Smullen's mount GEORGE VANCOUVER filled tenth spot behind Dawn Approach at Newmarket.
To fathom just how good a performance that was, he also had top contenders like Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner George Vancouver behind him.
That is one of the reasons he chose the son of the 2008 hero Henrythenavigator over his father Aidan's other runners, Mars and George Vancouver.
The Ballydoyle trainer has a very strong hand in the race and George Vancouver, Cristoforo Colombo, Pedro The Great and Mars are all on target to run at Newmarket next month.