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Explorers of the South Pacific

a thousand years of exploration, from the Polynesians to Captain Cook and beyond

by Daniel E. Harmon

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Published by Mason Crest in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature,
    • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

      StatementDaniel E. Harmon.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesExploration and discovery, Exploration and discovery (Philadelphia, Pa.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU19 .H36 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3554735M
      ISBN 101590840577
      LC Control Number2002009157
      OCLC/WorldCa50023152

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        About The Book. A lively collection of extraordinary stories of adventure and discovery, The Explorers tells the epic saga of the conquest and settlement of Australia. Editor Tim Flannery selects sixty-seven accounts that convey the sense of wonder and discovery, along with the human dimensions of struggle and deprivation, which occurred in the exploration of the last continent to be fully And, unlike numerous, more celebrated explorers, Bylot wasn’t led around by indigenous guides. He sailed from Davis Strait along Hudson Strait, west to Foxe Inlet, into Hudson and James bays, south to Rupert’s Bay at 52° north latitude. He surveyed the circumference of Baffin Bay, north to Smith’s Sound above 77° north ://


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The investigation of the World by British explorers contributed significantly to the development of modern society as we know it today. Explorers were expected to discover new lands, break records and map the world for future travellers.

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