Phantom Islands of the Atlantic: The Legends of Seven Lands that Never Were

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Souvenir Press Limited, 1999 - Atlantic Ocean - 220 pages
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In a series of investigations Donald Johnson draws on his seafaring skill to plot the voyages of early mariners and discover where they were when they saw the fabled lands, and why they remember them as awesome, fearful places.'

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PHANTOM ISLANDS OF THE ATLANTIC: The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were

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Entertaining voyages into the geography of the imagination, from a sailor and journalist (Charting the Sea of Darkness, not reviewed). In the early days of cartography, islands came and islands went ... Read full review

Phantom islands of the Atlantic: the legends of seven lands that never were

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Johnson is a maritime historian and sailor who has crossed the Atlantic five times in a 27' sailboat. His "phantom islands" were usually "discovered" after a storm or during a fog when the navigator ... Read full review

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