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...world In 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan set out from Spain on a voyage to find a western passage to the Spice Islands in Indonesia. (Magellan was killed en route, but one of his ships eventually circled the world.) In 1979, Jean-Bedel...

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This Day in History

...navigator Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set out from Spain on five ships on a voyage to find a western passage to the Spice Islands in Indonesia. (Magellan was killed en route, but one of his ships eventually circled the world.) In 1870, Italian...

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The view from inside the cotton-wool tunnel

...There was NO compelling reason for Abby's voyage. She was hardly Ferdinand Magellan seeking a western route to the Spice Islands. Rather, she was a teenager from Thousand Oaks, Calif., whose parents allowed her to risk her life in search of...

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State of emergency declared in Indonesia's Maluku islands

...have been killed since sectarian violence started 18 months ago across the Malukus, a remote archipelago known as the Spice Islands during Dutch colonial times. The state of emergency allows the military to impose curfews, set up blockades and detain...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...have been killed since sectarian violence started 18 months ago across the Malukus, a remote archipelago known as the Spice Islands during Dutch colonial times. The state of emergency allows the military to impose curfews, set up blockades and detain...

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In the Stacks: New non-fiction at the library

...battles, initiated first contact with natives, and finally was killed in battle. His mission to find a route to the Spice Islands was ultimately a success: his ships returned home rich, with holds full of spices - but with only 18 sailors left...

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