The Times Atlas of World Exploration

The Times Atlas of World Exploration

3,000 Years of Exploring, Explorers, and Mapmaking

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
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.

Book News
Subtitled 3000 years of exploring, explorers, and mapmaking , this oversized (10x14"), color atlas maps the routes of the explorers, tells their stories, and sets them in the context of their times from the first mapmakers in China to current deep-space probes with some 180 period maps, some 130 specially commissioned modern maps, numerous historical illustrations, and an accompanying text prepared by 24 specialists in exploration and cartography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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& Taylor

Looks at the progress of world exploration over the centuries

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c1991
ISBN: 9780062700322
0062700324
Branch Call Number: 912 T482 1991
Characteristics: 1 atlas (286 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 37 cm
Alternative Title: Atlas of world exploration

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