Discoverers and explorers

Cover of: Discoverers and explorers | Edward R. Shaw

Published by American Book Company in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Discoveries in geography,
  • Explorers,
  • Readers -- Geography

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On cover: Eclectic school readings

Book details

Statementby Edward R. Shaw.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG133 .S53
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6774363M
LC Control Number00001653
OCLC/WorldCa6285365

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To call it a history of science is an understatement; this is the story of how humankind has come to know the world, however incompletely ("the eternal mystery of the world," Einstein once said, "is its comprehensibility").Cited by: The plan of interrelation is simple.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this biographical guide, users will find lively. In a German writer published an account of the discovery, in which he called the new country America, in honor of Americus Vespucius, 1 the discoverer.

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Famous explorers Born Died Discovery / Exploration When Noteworthy Events By All Famous Explorers 吝; Amundsen, Roald: South Pole. The Norwegian won the race against his British rival Robert Scott and became the first person to reach the South Pole on Decem Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shaw, Edward R.

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