circumnavigation


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traveling around something (by ship or plane)

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Lauderdale to Nova Scotia and back just to get a feel for the boat and decide on equipment and rigging improvements prior to the circumnavigation.
As a nation of explorers, we're extremely proud that Oman is the first stop for this historic circumnavigation by the Solar Impulse flyer.
The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour rounded Cape Horn on Australia Day, 36 days into a 12-month circumnavigation of the world.
BROADCASTER and adventurer Mark Beaumont, who became the Guinness World Record breaker for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the world by bicycle in 2008, will be bringing his expertise a to a business seminar for North East entrepreneurs.
They range from the first hovercraft expedition up the Nile and the discovery of the Lost City of Ubar, through to his 52,000-mile circumnavigation of the world via both poles and his 2013 expedition to attempt the first ever trans-Antarctic winter crossing.
Flying flags of many nations the inaugural Oyster World Rally fleet of handcrafted British sailing yachts completed their courageous voyage of circumnavigation early April, sailing back into the Caribbean port of English Harbour, Antigua, from whence they had started en masse some 15 months earlier.
ON THIS DAY 1581: Queen Elizabeth I knighted Francis Drake on his ship Golden Hind at Deptford after he completed his circumnavigation of the world.
1581: Francis Drake was knighted on his ship Golden Hind at Deptford after his circumnavigation of the world - but the sword was not wielded by Queen Elizabeth I: for political reasons she delegated the knighting to French ambassador the Marquis de Marchaumont.
The Indian Navy is also planning a subsequent all-woman crew for a circumnavigation of the globe in the near future.
Crew members can sign up for the whole circumnavigation or one or more of eight legs.
One of the astrophysicists who has grown old tracking its progress across the Heavens said this was a moment to compare with the first circumnavigation of the globe, and it is worth pausing to reflect that he was right.
5 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Mumbai on Saturday to attend the concluding ceremony of accomplishment of 'Sagar Parikrama-II' - Solo Non Stop Unassisted Circumnavigation done by Lt.
Also, the Ministry of Public Works will advancing the Northern Circumnavigation project, said the Minister of Public Works and Transport, Pedro Castro.
1522: Ferdinand Magellan's ship the Vittoria, under the command of Del Cano, arrived in San Lucar, Spain, after completing the first circumnavigation of the world.
5 Which British yachtsman completed the first solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world on April 22, 1969?