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The Company now owns the most important land place within the Rochford greenstone belt and now possesses by far the largest and most comprehensive database for the district in modern day exploration history, including the first time that every one available information has been compiled and synthesized in modern GIS and 3D imaging software! The Rochford Project is vastly underneath-explored and has the potential to host a number of district scale gold discoveries.

“Although exploration within the east of the nation is expensive and with high danger, given the region’s lengthy distance from the nation’s energy middle, exploration in the northeast is a prime priority for the National Iranian Oil Company; I expect that inside two years, a drilling rig can be operational within the Kopeh Dagh area,” Hendi mentioned. In 1639 a gaggle of explorers led by Ivan Moskvitin turned the first Russians to achieve the Pacific Ocean and to discover the Sea of Okhotsk, having constructed a winter camp on its shore on the Ulya River mouth. The Cossacks realized from the locals about the massive Amur River far to the south. In 1640 they apparently sailed south, explored the south-eastern shores of the Okhotsk Sea, maybe reaching the mouth of the Amur River and possibly discovering the Shantar Islands on their method back.

When it became obvious that there was no route through the guts of the Americas, attention turned to the possibility of a passage via northern waters, which English called the Northwest Passage. The want to establish such a route motivated much of the European exploration of each coasts of North America and in Russia.

In search of fame and fortune, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480-1521) set out from Spain in 1519 with a fleet of 5 ships to discover a western sea route to the Spice Islands. En route he found what is now known as the Strait of Magellan and became the primary European to cross the Pacific Ocean. The voyage was lengthy and harmful, and only one ship returned residence three years later.

Evrim proclaims the beginning of exploration and drilling at Ball Creek

In the fifteenth century, spices had been at the epicenter of the world economy, much like oil is at present. Highly valued for flavoring and preserving meals as well as masking the style of meat gone dangerous, spices like cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and especially black pepper had been extraordinarily valuable. Since spices could not be cultivated in chilly and arid Europe, no effort was spared to discover the quickest sea route to the Spice Islands. Portugal and Spain led the competitors for early control over this crucial commodity.