4 edition of The cartography and observations of Bering"s first voyage found in the catalog.
|Statement||by A.W. Greely.|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 15068, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 15068|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 microfiche (20 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||20|
Bering, Vitus Jonassen Overview. Magnetic observations made on Bering's first voyage to coasts of Kamchatka and eastern Asia in years to The log books and official reports of the first and second expeditions and In , Cook was made captain of the Endeavour, leading an expedition of scientists and sailors to observe the transit of Venus across the sun, in the sky above Tahiti, an infrequent event that Author: Heather Whipps.
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The cartography and observations of Bering's first voyage Paperback – Aug by A. Greely (Author)Author: A. Greely. Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Greely, A.W.
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Through accessible text and color images, the book traces the fascinating history of cartography. The ancient Greeks were brilliant cartographers whose mapping skills were honed as a result of the global conquests of Alexander the by: He integrates the history of exploration and of cartography in an effective manner that adds life to the plentiful and abundant maps that illustrate the text.
The book is an excellent introduction for the serious collector of antique maps of the by: 7. The Cartography and Observations of Bering's First Voyage; Height and Position of Mount St. Elias; The Heart of Africa; Report of Committee on Exploration in Alaska; Notes: La Carte de France, dite de l'Etat Major; Polar Regions; The crossing of Tibet; Statistics of.
Vitus Bering, in full Vitus Jonassen Bering, (bornHorsens, Denmark—died DecemBering Island, near the Kamchatka Peninsula), navigator whose exploration of the Bering Strait and Alaska prepared the way for a Russian foothold on the North American continent.
After a voyage to the East Indies, Bering joined the fleet of Tsar Peter I the Great as a sublieutenant. Meanwhile, a fourth ship, the Bolsheretsk was constructed and Spangberg (having identified some 30 Kuril Islands on his first trip) led the four ships on a second voyage, which saw the first Russians land in Japan.
In Augustwith the main, America-bound expedition almost ready, Anna Bering returned to St. Petersburg with her and Vitus' younger : 5 AugustHorsens, Denmark. The astronomer William Bayly  compiled this observations book on the voyage of HMS Adventure  under the command of Tobias Furneaux from to It records the journey through the ice fields near Antarctica (see Hodges' drawing [link] in the State Library of New South Wales) and the islands of the South Seas.
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The travel guides that charted our world Essentially travel guides, these old books and maps were used by sailors, academics and travellers in the 15th and the 16th Centuries to. Background: first scientific investigation of Siberia and Bering's first expedition. Systematic exploration and scientific discovery in the eastern part of Asia was at the initiative of Tsar Peter the Great (–).
In andhe traveled in a number of European nations, and became enthused at the idea of a scientific academy in Russia. The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "History of Cartography in Canada", Last Edited Mahttps: which introduced the map projection bearing his name.
Arctic mapping began with Martin Frobisher’s first voyage (). The Cartography and Observations of Bering's First Voyage; Height and Position of Mount St. Elias; The Heart of Africa; Report of Committee on Exploration in Alaska; Notes: La Carte de France, dite de l'Etat Major; Polar Regions; The crossing of.
Captain James Cook ( – ) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, /5(18).
James Cook’s first voyage was initially planned by the Royal Society as part of its observation of the transit of Venus (the passing of Venus between Earth and Sun).
By observing the transit from different locations on Earth it was hoped to use the different angles of observation to calculate the distance to the Sun.
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InThis Map Used the Name ‘America’ for the First Time Only five copies of this early map of the whole globe still exist, and one is now for sale in London. Zheng He (Chinese: 鄭和; – or ) was a Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, fleet admiral, and court eunuch during China's early Ming was originally born as Ma He in a Muslim family, and later adopted the surname Zheng conferred by Emperor Yongle.
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Three years later, one ship returned to port with just 18 men. Magellan was not among the survivors, having been killed in the Philippines. But the remainder of his party, quite inadvertently, had been first to circumnavigate the world.
One of the survivors of the voyage was Antonio Pigafetta, a young Italian nobleman and volunteer member of the crew/5(17). In the Royal Society, in conjunction with the Admiralty, was organizing the first scientific expedition to the Pacific, and the rather obscure year-old James Cook was appointed commander of the dly commissioned as lieutenant, he was given a homely looking but extremely sturdy Whitby coal-hauling bark renamed HMS Endeavour, then four .Cartography is the study and practice of making maps.
Combining science, aesthetics, and technique, cartography builds on the premise that reality can be modeled in ways that communicate spatial information effectively. The fundamental uses of traditional cartography are to: Set the map's agenda and select traits of the object to be mapped.
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