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By the end of the 18th century the now independent States of North America appeared on the East Indian market with ships of their own. In the early 19th century the political unrest in Europe forced the Swedish company to rely on a large import trade on American ships. With this tea an important reexport trade was begun. Having been founded by the Dutch both New York (New Amsterdam) and the city of Gothenburg shows great similarities in planning still visibly today.
The satellite photo courtesy of SSC Satellitbild, Kiruna, Sweden.

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Life-size settings of buildings andenvironments from Canadian history are reconstructed, furnished with appropriate artifacts, and often animated by actors. Explore the first phase of the Canada Hall through the interactive floorplan. "The Norse", "North Atlantic Crossings", "Shipboard Life", "A Whaling Station", and "The Maritime Shipyard".

The Hamilton Ships Company of 1812
A non-profit organization based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada whose goal is to provide quality, introductory training and work experiences in the (traditional and modern) skills related to the construction of 19th century sailing vessels. These skills, taught by qualified masters of their respective trades in a 19th century-styled ship yard and interpretative centre, will be as applicable in the modern workforce as they will be in the construction and repair of modernized replica tall ships.

Harry Foster: Historic Sailing Page
Through this page I will endeavour to show the activities of a group of people loosely known as "The Royal George landing party and boat crew". I will also create links to other Internet resources that feature in some way, the history of Sail...

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes

Pier 21
Pier 21 will do for Canada and Canadians what Ellis Island has done for the United States. It will be a national and international centre whose purpose is to explore the Canadian immigration experience.

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Copy and paste the code below onto your page so you can be part of finding these Missing Children.

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American Heritage Library
Historical or noteworthy documents

CIA World Fact Book .
The United States of America fact sheet.

Mars Pathfinder - Welcome to Mars

Mars Pathfinder landed sucessfully on Mars on July 4. The rover has been deployed and is now making measurements on the surface. Images returned by the mission are available.

Robert H. Smith's Master Index
of North American Maritime Museum Internet Resources

Science Sources
Science Sources is a resource tool that provides a listing of names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, internet and homepage addresses (when available) for more than 1,000 scientific organizations worldwide. Popular with journalists, researchers, and students, Science Sources is compiled and maintained by the News and Information Office at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest non-profit general science organization. Founded in 1848, AAAS is dedicated to increasing the public's understanding and appreciation of science and technology.

La Salle Shipwreck Project
A current effort by the Texas Historical Commission to excavate, preserve, and analyze the remains of the 1686 wreck of the French explorer La Salle's Vessel "Belle." The site offers a unique look into an active nautical archaeology project.

Scientific American

Coca Cola Company

Lord Soth Games Download Site
Games on the Internet. 1327 games are covered by this site. 905 DOS Games. 220 Windows 3.1 Games. 85 Windows 95 Games. 117 Non-Playable Demos.

Mike´s Madhouse
Humor, music etc.
... Well, it only took an entire semester, but I finally truly updated my homepage and added a few things. I am sure that you are all , but come on...cut me some slack. I have been kinda busy. Feel free to browse around...

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The College of Business and Public Policy University of Alaska, Anchorage
Greetings! In these pages we've cataloged useful information about the college, the world of business in general, and current IT trends. Feel free to browse, ask questions and to use our GUESTBOOK to send your comments!

Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
The Institute of Marine Science is the oldest and the largest unit of the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. It is active in research and graduate training at the master's and doctoral levels, supports coastal facilities at Seward and Kasitsna Bay, Alaska and operates the 133-foot research vessel Alpha Helix for the National Science Foundation.

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Shining Sea Foundation
The project to build a new American clipper, the Shining Sea.

Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum's roots can be traced to 1799, when Salem was America's largest and richest seaport. They created two remarkable museums: the Peabody Museum of Salem, founded in 1799 as the East India Marine Society, dedicated to the exploration of the art and natural wonders of other cultures, and the Essex Institute, founded in 1821.

The Boston Information Server.
A compilation of information on activites, performances, points of interest, and other interesting things to do and see in the Metro-Boston Area.

New England Online.
Welcome to New England! This World-Wide Web resource is a compendium of information links to and about the six-state region.

Welcome to the Boston office of the National Weather service.
Weather forecasts and data for Southern New England can be found here.

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A Chronological History of Chicago: 1673-
Listed here is a brief chronological history of Chicago which includes many links to Deaths, Disturbances, Disasters and Disorders in Chicago: A Selective Bibliography of Materials in the Municipal Reference Collection of the Chicago Public Library.

The USA is like a vast open-air museum of Frank Lloyd Wright's art
with hundreds of examples found from coast to coast. This Web site attempts to catalog all in one place the images, text, and web pages pertaining to Frank Lloyd Wright's work that can be found, organized by location and by specific building.

Great Chicago Fire and The Web of Memory - Chicago
includes MIDI, Shockwave, digital video and 3D stereographs.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times
... Of course, we've got almost the whole newspaper and up-to-the-minute sports scores and continually updated Associated Press stories. Of course, I can find all sorts of stories that match your interests for FREE...

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Guide to Museums and Cultural Resources - In California

SouthWestern Archaeology
This is the "Type Site" for World Wide Web archaeology as practiced in the American Southwest. It encompasses the area from Durango Colorado to Durango Mexico, and from Las Vegas Nevada to Las Vegas New Mexico. The boundaries of the type site are a bit unclear as Southwestern Archaeology also includes vast expanses of intellect and tradition, and matters of the heart...

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New York

Welcome to NYC LINK
The Official New York City World Wide Web Site.

New York City Council History.
The history of the New York City Council can be traced back to Dutch Colonial days when New York City was called New Amsterdam.

The Wanderer
Welcome to Wanderers Com, Long Island's "Cool" Internet Server. We are happy to bring you some of the finest pages on Long Island as well the best from all over the United States. If you're looking for the Best Internet Resources or just plain Fun and Entertainment, you'll find them here at Wanderers Com.

Long Island

New York Times

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San Francisco

San Francisco Zoo
The major zoological park in Northern California and one of the Bay Area's most popular cultural and recreational attractions, the San Francisco Zoo is home to over 250 species of exotic and domestic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates.

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Wasington Post Web edition, archives and links.

The Smithsonian Institution
was established in 1846 with funds bequeathed to the United States by James Smithson, an English scientist. The Smithsonian is an independent trust instrumentality of the United States holding some 140 million artifacts and specimens in its trust for "the increase and diffusion of knowledge." The Institution is also a center for research dedicated to public education, national service, and scholarship in the arts, sciences, and history.

National Museum of Natural History -- Smithsonian Institution
The Smithsonian Natural History Web is an internet resource compiled and maintained by the staff of the National Museum of Natural History. Here you will find documents and data about Museum research and the national collections, which comprise more than 120 million scientific specimens and cultural artifacts from around the world. You will also find information about programs and projects at the Museum or produced in cooperation with other organizations, supporting the Museum's mission of understanding the natural world and our place in it.

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