The Times atlas of world exploration

The Times atlas of world exploration

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A region-by-region look at the progress of world exploration recreates the process of discovery by illustrating successive visions of the world over the centuries--from 1200 B.C. to the mapping of Antarctica in 1970.26 BiNGER, Louis (1856-1936), French Marine infantry officer, explorer and administrator. ... He returned to America the following year with instructions to stop Spanish incursions from the Southwest. ... His voyage from 161 1 in the service of the Dutch East India Company exploited the new route round the Cape of Good Hope in the path of the .... Burton was a prolific writer, and in addition to numerous accounts of his journeys (he published more than 50 books) he translated, amonganbsp;...

Title:The Times atlas of world exploration
Author:Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Publisher:Harpercollins - 1991-11


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