The Geographical Conceptions of Columbus: A Critical Consideration of Four Problems

The Geographical Conceptions of Columbus: A Critical Consideration of Four Problems

The Geographical Conceptions of Columbus: A Critical Consideration of Four Problems

The Geographical Conceptions of Columbus: A Critical Consideration of Four Problems

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THE DETERMINATION OF THE LENGTH OF A TERRESTRIAL DEGREE BY COLUMBUS 1

THE ROUTE OF COLUMBUS ON HIS FIRST VOYAGE AS EVIDENCE OF HIS KNOWLEDGE OF THE WINDS AND CURRENTS OF THE ATLANTIC 31

DID COLUMBUS BELIEVE THAT HE REACHED ASIA ON HIS FOURTH VOYAGE? 54

THE IDENTITY OF "FLORIDA" ON THE CANTINO MAP OF 1502 91

INDEX 143

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