Lost Islands

Lost Islands

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Hundreds of islands that once appeared on nautical charts and general atlases are now known to have vanished—or never even existed. How were they detected in the first place? Henry Stommel, an oceanographer and senior scientist at Massachusetts' Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, chronicles his fascinating research in documenting the false discoveries of these phantom islands.

British and American Hydrographic Offices compiled lists for navigators of reported dangers… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Dover Publications (May 03, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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