Oceans explores some of the mapmakers, scientists, and adventurers who dedicated their lives to improving our understanding of the oceans. This new resource begins with the long process of mapping the oceans and the many problems that had to be solved before this could be achieved satisfactorily. This full-color book details some of the greatest surveyors and mapmakers, including Captain James Cook and Robert FitzRoy, as well as some of the explorations that made a huge impact on ocean research. Ocean basins are also examined in this comprehensive resource.
- Mapping the Oceans
- The Origin of the Oceans
- Studying the Ocean Floor
- Measuring the Depth and Flow
- Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea
- Life in the Abyss
- Modern Explorers.
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