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Atlas of exploration

Author: John Hemming; George Philip & Son.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, Inc., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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With a vivid and informative text, supported by nearly 100 specially drawn maps and 300 photographs and illustrations, this 2nd edition of "The Atlas of Exploration" traces these journeys of discovery from the earliest recorded trips, ranging from the time of the Phoenicians' voyages in the North Atlantic through the launch of the first Pluto explorer. The second edition also contains new biographical details on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Scientific atlases
History
Maps
Atlases
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
George Philip & Son.
Atlas of exploration.
New York : Oxford University Press, Inc., ©2008
(OCoLC)647650292
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: John Hemming; George Philip & Son.
ISBN: 9780195343182 0195343182
OCLC Number: 229908734
Notes: Relief shown by shading and gradient tints.
Includes index.
Description: 1 atlas (256 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Early exploration / Mark Greengrass --
Asia / David Mountfield --
Africa / Dorothy Middleton --
Central and South America / Sir John Ure --
North America / Selma Huxley Barkham, Alan G. Macpherson, James Steele --
The Pacific, Australia, and New Zealand / David Mountfield --
The Arctic / Anita McConnell --
The Antarctic / Ann Savours --
Oceanography / Anita McConnell --
Exploration today / Shane Winser, Tim Furniss --
Biographical details.
Other Titles: Oxford atlas of exploration
Responsibility: cartography by Philip's ; foreword by John Hemming.
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With a vivid and informative text, supported by nearly 100 specially drawn maps and 300 photographs and illustrations, this 2nd edition of "The Atlas of Exploration" traces these journeys of discovery from the earliest recorded trips, ranging from the time of the Phoenicians' voyages in the North Atlantic through the launch of the first Pluto explorer. The second edition also contains new biographical details on many great explorers, geographers, and cartographers, plus a revised time chart which summarizes the history of exploration over 5000 years.

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