Tracks in the Sea: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Mapping of the Oceans

Hearn, Chester G.

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Éditeur
Tab Books Inc
Pages
288
Parution
octobre 2003
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
229 × 145 × 19 cm
EAN
9780071427906
  • Résumé

Voyages in the early 1800s were risky endeavours. Navigation was uncertain. Chronometers were a new technology. This work captures a chapter in the history of seafaring - the mapping of the ocean by Matthew Fontaine Maury, the father of modern navigation and ocean science.
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