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Atlantic Ocean (World Bibliographical Series) by H. G. R. King

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Charles Darwin. London: John Murray, 1890. 538p. maps. The author's preface indicates that 'this journal contains, in the form of a journal, a history of our voyage and a sketch of those observations in natural history and geology which I think will possess some interest for the general reader'. Darwin visited, inter alia, St. Paul's Rocks, Fernando Noronha, Tristan da Cunha, the Falkland Islands, the Straits of Magellan, St. Helena and Ascension Island. 42 Charles Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle.

Chapter 11 'Atlantic trade and piracy' is concerned with the growth of the seapower of the Netherlands and England and their attacks on the prosperous Spanish transatlantic commerce. The work concludes with a brief account of the attempts of the French and English to find an alternative North Atlantic route to the Orient via the fabled Northwest Passage. 25 The discovery of the sea. John Horace Parry. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1975. 319p. bibliog. A history of the great age of discovery by a leading scholar in the field.

Boykin. College, Texas: Texas A. & M. University Libraries, 1976. 138p. This work provides a list of published reports of the classic oceanographic expeditions and hydrographic cruises held by thirteen major oceanographic institutions in the USA. Page 9 34 Selected references to literature on marine expeditions 1700-1960. Fisheries-oceanography library, University of Washington. Compiled by Mary C. Grier, Laurence Murphy, Gerald J. Oppenheimer, Helen Strickland, Helen Remsberg. Boston, Massachusetts: G.

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