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A history of geographical discovery and exploration

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Published by G. G. Harrap & co. ltd. in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discoveries in geography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. N. L. Baker.
    SeriesHarrap"s new geographical series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG80 .B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination543,[1]p.
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6772500M
    LC Control Number32008894
    OCLC/WorldCa3164337

    The Age of Discovery, also known as the Age of Exploration, was a period in history starting in the 15th century and continuing into the early 17th century during which Europeans engaged in.


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