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The Discovery of a Northwest Passage

Robert John Le Mesurier McClure - History - 2013 - 262 pages
For centuries, colonial powers searched for a sea passage that would link the Arctic and Pacific Oceans. The route, known as the Northwest Passage, would cut thousands of miles ...
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Australian Navigators: Picking Up Shells and Catching Butterflies in an Age ...

Robert Tiley - Australia - 2002 - 243 pages
Why, in the closing decades of the 1700s, one of the bloodiest periods in European history, did sailors from the warring nations of Britain and France come to this far-flung ...
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The Discovery of Tasmania

H. G. Taylor - Tasmania - 1973 - 177 pages
pls.; Includes encounters with and impressions of Aborigines by Cook, Du Fresne, Bligh, Labillardiere, Bass, Peron, Cox and Freycinet; Description of canoes by Freycinet (p.130 ...
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Oceanography in the days of sail

Ian S. F. Jones, Joyce E. Jones - History - 1992 - 288 pages
Examines the pioneers of the science of oceanography and its early history, illustrating the effect their work has had on modern science and engineering. Includes bibliography ...
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