Oceans (Hardcover)

A Scientific History of Oceans and Marine Life (Discovering the Earth)

By Michael Allaby, Richard Garratt (Illustrator)

Facts on File, 9780816060993, 208pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2009

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Description

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. This book also examines ocean basins. It contains chapters that include: Mapping the Oceans, The Origin of the Oceans, and Studying the Ocean Floor.