Maritime Musings > May 2012
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Chincha Islands War
A last hurrah for Spain in Latin America

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/1/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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Abel Tasman
European discoverer of Australia and New Zealand

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/4/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Falkland Islands
A long-disputed archipelago in the South Atlantic

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/8/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Sperm whale
A magnificent animal, once hunted almost to extinction.

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/11/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Canadian icebreaker Labrador
The first major Canadian icebreaker.

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/15/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 3 comments


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Methane hydrate
A little-known potential energy source.

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/18/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Abu Musa
A small island near the center of an international flash-point.

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/22/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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Chinese research icebreaker Xue Long
Establishing a Chinese presence in the polar regions.

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/25/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Senkaku or Diaoyu Islands
Small islands in the East China Sea constituting a potential flashpoint between Japan and China.

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 5/29/2012 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments