Historical Atlas of the North Pacific Ocean: Maps of Discovery and Scientific Exploration, 1500-2000

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Over five hundred years of maps depicting the North Pacific Ocean and the lands that border it have been collected into this stunning new atlas by Derek Hayes, author of the critically acclaimed Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest. From antique charts of the sixteenth century to modern satellite images of today, this atlas presents Dutch, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, American, Spanish, French, and British maps collected from archives and libraries around the world. It covers the major voyages of ...
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Over five hundred years of maps depicting the North Pacific Ocean and the lands that border it have been collected into this stunning new atlas by Derek Hayes, author of the critically acclaimed Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest. From antique charts of the sixteenth century to modern satellite images of today, this atlas presents Dutch, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, American, Spanish, French, and British maps collected from archives and libraries around the world. It covers the major voyages of exploration of Magellan, Bering, Cook, Vancouver, Perry, and others, and includes modern satellite, computer-generated, and other images that show the nature of the ocean and the seabed in astonishing detail. Each of the 285 maps in this amazing new collection helps tell the story of how the secrets of the enigmatic North Pacific Ocean have been probed and revealed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570613111
  • Publisher: Sasquatch Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 10.27 (w) x 13.32 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

About the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) 7
The Sixteenth Century
A Pacific Ocean? 9
Triumphant Visions of the Boundless Ocean 13
That Exceedingly Vast Sea - Balboa and Magellan 14
Voyage in Search of Gold 16
Spanish Galleons Find Their Way across the Pacific 17
Japan and the Pacific 20
The Separation of Asia and America 23
Sir Francis Drake - How Far North? 26
The Seventeenth Century
Robert Dudley's Sea Atlas 30
The Voyages of Sebastian Vizcaino 31
The Dutch Reach the Pacific 33
Early Maps of Korea 39
Early Maps of China 40
The Russians Reach the Pacific 42
Early Mapping of the American West Coast 45
Van Keulen's Sea Atlases 48
Japanese Knowledge of the Pacific 50
The Eighteenth Century
The East Asian Coast before Bering 53
Lost Islands and False Continents 58
Vitus Bering's First Voyage 63
Martin Spanberg's Voyage to Japan 66
Vitus Bering's Second Voyage 67
Georg Steller - First Scientist of the North Pacific 70
Alexei Chirikov's Voyage 72
De L'Isle's Fantastic Map 75
John Green's Map of the North Pacific 76
Gerhard Muller's Famous Map 77
The Russians Discover the Aleutians 80
The Spanish Northward Voyages 85
Bruno Hezeta Maps the Northwest Coast 89
Bodgea y Quadra's Epic Voyage 91
James Cook Defines the Northeast Pacific 92
The Lovtsov Atlas of the North Pacific Ocean 100
La Perouse - The French Answer to Cook 102
Billings and Sarychev 107
Fur Traders of the Northwest Coast 108
The Sea That Never Was 109
The Maps of Aaron Arrowsmith 110
The Spanish Probe the Strait of Juan de Fuea 112
Malaspina's Voyage - The Spanish Answer to Cook 113
The Last Spanish Explorations 114
The Spanish Define the West Coast 116
George Vancouver's Epic Survey 119
Broughton Charts the West Pacific 125
The Nineteenth Century
The First Russian Circumnavigation 127
Mamiya and Sakhalin 129
The Voyages of Otto Kotzebue 132
Fedor Lutke's Scientific Voyage 134
The United States Exploring Expedition 136
Mikhail Tebenkov's Atlas 140
Commodore Perry's Black Ships - The U.S. Japan Expedition 142
The U.S. North Pacific Exploring Expedition 146
Matthew Fontaine Maury's Wind and Current Charts 152
Becher's Navigation of the Pacific Ocean 157
British Admiralty Hydrographic Surveying 158
Coastal Surveys of the United States 160
Tuscarora Discovers the Deeps 164
Exploring the Depths - The Challenger Expedition 168
The Maps of Sir John Murray 172
The Voyage of the Nero 174
Whaling and Sealing in the North Pacific 176
The Twentieth Century
The Prince Maps the Depths 180
The Coming of Sonar 182
The Last Cruise of Carnegie 183
The Great Cooperative Effort - Norpac 184
The Voyages of Vityaz 186
Envisioning the Sea Floor 188
The U.S. Navy's Climatic Atlas 190
The Bathymetry of the North Pacific 191
The Ocean Drilling Program 194
The International Decade of Ocean Exploration 195
The Pacific Salmon 196
The Origin of the Continents and Oceans 198
Destructive Waves - Pacific Tsunamis 202
Multibeam Bathymetry Reveals the Details 204
The Satellite Sees All 206
The World Ocean Circulation Experiment 211
The Future - Project Argo 212
Map Sources 213
Map Catalog 213
Bibliography 220
Index 222
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