Q: Is a harpoon a long spear-like instrument used in fishing? ¶
A: Yes, and whaling, sealing, and other marine hunting to catch large fish or marine mammals such as whales.
Q: Was a harpoon introduced? ¶
A: Yes, and which reduced failed harpoons due to the head cutting its way out of the body of the whale.
Q: Was a harpoon the primary weapon used in whaling around the world? ¶
A: Yes, but it cut through the blubber when under stress.
Q: Were harpoons known to the seafaring Harappans well into antiquity? ¶
Q: Were harpoons added to the Philae to help the probe anchor itself to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko? ¶
Q: Was a harpoon designed by Jacob Nicolai Walsøe? ¶
A: Yes, and a Norwegian painter and inventor.
Q: Was a harpoon adapted by Lewis Temple? ¶
A: Yes, and using iron.
Q: Are harpoons the American Thomas Welcome Roys in 1865? ¶
A: Yes, and who set up a shore station in Seydisfjördur, Iceland.
Q: Was a harpoon narrowed? ¶
A: Yes, and making it easier for it to penetrate deep enough to hold fast.