Early Mapping of the Pacific: The Epic Story of Seafarers, Adventurers and Cartographers Who Mapped the Earth's Greatest Ocean
Fully illustrated history of the Pacific Ocean from Portuguese mariners to 20th century explorers that includes a cornucopia of rare and beautiful maps of the Pacific Ocean, in particular ,of Hawaii, Tahiti, Australia, and New Zealand, among other Pacific Islands and territories. The text traces the exploration, and charting of the great ocean, and follows the story from classical times through the turn of the twentieth century, telling the tales of seafarers who ventured eastward from Asia and were the Pacific's greatest explorers.
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