Seas, Maps, and Men: An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Oceans

Seas, Maps, and Men: An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Oceans

Seas, Maps, and Men: An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Oceans

Seas, Maps, and Men: An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Oceans

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Contents

8 The Earth and its Oceans

17 Men Against the Sea

20 Pytheas -- Into the Unknown

26 Ferdinand Magellan -- Breakthrough to the Pacific

36 Captain James Cook -- In Search of a Continent

46 James Clark Ross -- South to the Antarctic

56 Fridtjof Nansen -- Pioneer of the Arctic

66 The Nautilus -- Under the North Pole

75 Life in the Sea

82 Creatures of the Sea

92 The Discovery of Plankton

98 The Movement of Fishes

108 The Great Chain of Life

112 Marine Biology as a Science

123 Sunken Cities and Forgotten Wrecks

128 Ancient Civilizations

132 Ships and Navigation

134 Archaeologists at Work

140 Cities Under the Sea

150 Lost Habors

160 Forgotten Wrecks

170 New Frontiers

173 New Attack on the Sea

174 The Endless Search

190 The Floor of the Sea

202 The Currents

214 The Restless Tides

224 Edge of the Sea

234 Future of the Sea

248 Facts about the Sea

270 Books about the Sea

274 Index

290 Illustration Credits

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