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The Times atlas of world exploration: (3,000 years of exploring, explorers, and mapmaking )

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Book News Annotation:

Subtitled 3000 years of exploring, explorers, and mapmaking, this oversized (103/4x141/2"), 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 c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062700322
Subtitle:
(3,000 years of exploring, explorers, and mapmaking )
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
Discoveries in geography
Subject:
Explorers -- History -- Maps.
Series Volume:
9377
Publication Date:
c1991
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1 atlas (286 p.)

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