The Rocky Mountains formed a vast barrier between them and the United States, and their stern and awful defiles, their rugged valleys, and the great western plains watered by their rivers, remained almost a terra incognita
to the American trapper.
Worth a total of Pound 17,000, the project was supported by the Terra Incognita
programme of the Kosice region.
It is this literary terra incognita
that Brown's signature protagonist, the symbologist Robert Langdon, occupies.
Synopsis: In "Ancient Ocean Crossings: Reconsidering the Case for Contacts with the Pre-Columbian Americas", Stephen Jett (Professor Emeritus of Geography and of Textiles and Clothing at the University of California, Davis) encourages readers to reevaluate the common belief that there was no significant interchange between the chiefdoms and civilizations of Eurasia and Africa and peoples who occupied the alleged terra incognita
beyond the great oceans.
Fieldwork is planned in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo and Angola that are terra incognita
for archaeologists to determine the timing, location and archaeological signature of the earliest villagers and to establish how they interacted with autochthonous hunter-gatherers.
It is an exploration into Terra Incognita
, the human mind, that vast and hitherto unknown realm half an inch back of our foreheads.
According to this map the great Terra Incognita
extends from Tierra del Fuego, below the Strait of Magellan along the south of the globe.
Entering the Sursock Museum's Fouad Debbas Collection Gallery -- a dimly-lit room with spotlights shining on antique photographs -- the viewer is transported back to a time when the Orient was terra incognita
Editor's Note: "We have quantitated [determined] the ability of adequate amounts of vitamin D to prevent all types of invasive cancer combined, which had been terra incognita
until publication of this paper," commented coauthor Cedric Garland, DrPH, who is an adjunct professor at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine and Public Health.
On Wednesday, a team of neuroscientists released an extremely detailed map of terra incognita
of the human brain - the cerebral cortex.
NASA's science chief John Grunsfeld said, "There's very little terra incognita
in our solar system today.
At the staff of my newspaper very few of my colleagues know where Latvia or the Baltic States can be found, but the Chief Editor believes that a story about such a European Terra Incognita
is a good idea.