The Times atlas of world exploration: 3000 years of exploring, explorers, and mapmaking
HarperCollins Publishers, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
A region-by-region look at the progress of world exploration recreates the process of discovery by illustrating successive visions of the world over the centuries--from 1200 B.C. to the mapping of Antarctica in 1970.
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