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" Arab geographer a century before as "a vast and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not venture out of sight of land, for even if they knew the direction of the winds, they would not know whither those winds would carry them, and as there is no inhabited... "
United States Naval Institute Proceedings - Page 230
1911
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A larger history of the United States of America to the close of president ...

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1885
...the Bahral-Zulmat of the Arabians. It had been described by an Arab geographer a century before as " a vast and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not...would run great risk of being lost in mist and vapor." We must remember that at that period the telescope and quadrant were not yet invented, and the Copernican...
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A Larger History of the United States of America: To the Close of President ...

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - United States - 1886 - 470 pages
...the Bahral-Zulmat of the Arabians. It had been described by an Arab geographer a century before as " a vast and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not...would run great risk of being lost in mist and vapor." We must remember that at that period the telescope and quadrant were not yet invented, and the Copernican...
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Prince Henry the Navigator: The Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery ...

Charles Raymond Beazley - Discoveries in geography - 1894 - 336 pages
...Atlantic to be " boundless, so that ships dare not venture out of sight of land, for even if the sailors knew the direction of the winds, they would not know...there is no inhabited country beyond, they would run a risk of being lost in mist, fog, and vapour. The limit of the West is the Atlantic Ocean." This was...
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Monomotapa (Rhodesia): its monuments, and its history from the most ancient ...

Alexander Wilmot - Africa - 1896 - 259 pages
...and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not venture out of sight of land, for even if the sailors knew the direction of the winds, they would not know...inhabited country beyond, they would run great risk in being lost in mist and vapour." The ra Storms was reached by Bartholomew Diaz in the year 1498....
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A History of the United States and Its People: From Their Earliest ..., Volume 1

Elroy McKendree Avery, William Abbatt - United States - 1904
...land, for, even if they knew the direction of the winds, they would not know whither those winds 68 would carry them and, as there is no inhabited country...hurricanes and destruction flowing from his mouth. Here Sindbad's gigantic roc seized its white-winged prey and soared aloft with ship and crew into the upper...
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History of the United States: From 986 to 1905

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald - United States - 1905 - 632 pages
...Tenebrosum, the BahralZulmat of the Arabians. It had been described by an Arab geographer a century before as "a vast and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not...would run great risk of being lost in mist and vapor." We must remember that at that period the telescope and quadrant were not yet invented, and the Copernican...
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History of the United States: From 986 to 1905

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald - United States - 1905 - 632 pages
...Tenebrosum, the BahralZulmat of the Arabians. It had been described by an Arab geographer a century before as "a vast and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not...would run great risk of being lost in mist and vapor." . We must remember that at that period the telescope and quadrant were not yet invented, and the Copernican...
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History of the United States from 986 to 1905

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald - United States - 1905 - 632 pages
...the BahralZuln1at of the Arabians. It had been described by an Arab geographer a century before as "a vast and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not...country beyond, they would run great risk of being S3 lost in mist and vapor." We must remember that at that period the telescope and quadrant were not...
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The world's exploration story

Albert Lee - 1906
...and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not venture out of sight of land, for even if the sailors knew the direction of the winds they would not know...they would run great risk of being lost in mist and vapour." So wrote Ibn Khaldun. But to the Ancients the Sea of Darkness was truly horrible. The waters...
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The Discovery of New Worlds

M. B. Synge - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 252 pages
...and boundless ocean, on which ships dare not venture out of sight of land. For even if the sailors knew the direction of the winds, they would not know...they would run great risk of being lost in mist and vapour. The limit of the West is the Atlantic Ocean," adds this old writer with certainty. But now...
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