Early Mapping of the Pacific: The Epic Story of Seafarers, by Thomas Suarez

By Thomas Suarez

290 full-color and b&w maps and early prints. absolutely illustrated background of the Pacific Ocean from Portuguese mariners to twentieth centuy explorers that features a cornucopia of infrequent and lovely maps of the Pacific Ocean, specifically, Hawaii, Tahiti, Australia, and New Zealand, between different Pacific Islands and territories. The textual content strains the exploration, and charting of the nice ocean, and follows the tale from classical instances throughout the flip of the 20 th century, telling the stories of seafarers who ventured eastward from Asia and have been the Pacific's maximum explorers.

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