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The Geography of the Ocean


The Geography of the Ocean
  • Author : Anne-Flore Laloë
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2016-04-14
  • ISBN : 9781317030546
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Despite the fact that the vast majority of the earth’s surface is made up of oceans, there has been surprisingly little work by geographers which critically examines the ocean-space and our knowledge and perceptions of it. This book employs a broad conceptual and methodological framework to analyse specific events that have contributed to the production of geographical knowledge about the ocean. These include, but are not limited to, Christopher Columbus’ first transatlantic journey, the mapping of nonexistent islands, the establishment of transoceanic trade routes, the discovery of largescale water movements, the HMS Challenger expedition, the search for the elusive Terra Australis Incognita, the formulation of the theory of continental drift and the mapping of the seabed. Using a combination of original, empirical (archival, material and cartographic), and theoretical sources, this book uniquely brings together fascinating narratives throughout history to produce a representation and mapping of geographical oceanic knowledge. It questions how we know what we know about the oceans and how this knowledge is represented and mapped. The book then uses this representation and mapping as a way to coherently trace the evolution of oceanic spatial awareness. In recent years, particularly in historical geography, discovering and knowing the ocean-space has been a completely separate enterprise from discovering and colonising the lands beyond it. There has been such focus on studying colonised lands, yet the oceans between them have been neglected. This book gives the geographical ocean a voice to be acknowledged as a space where history, geography and indeed historical geography took place.

The geography of America and the oceans


The geography of America and the oceans
  • Author : Henry Major
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1878
  • ISBN : OXFORD:590647031
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The World s Oceans Geography History and Environment


The World s Oceans  Geography  History  and Environment
  • Author : Rainer F. Buschmann
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 2018-07-31
  • ISBN : 9781440843525
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This single-volume resource explores the five major oceans of the world, addressing current issues such as sea rise and climate change and explaining the significance of the oceans from historical, geographic, and cultural perspectives. • Introduces readers to the five major oceans of the world and provides ready-reference entries relating to geography, the environment, science, history, and culture • Entries are engaging and accessible to all readers from high school to university students to general readers • Includes sidebars of "fun facts" throughout the text that highlight interesting oceanic subtopics

The Political Geography of the Oceans


The Political Geography of the Oceans
  • Author : John Robert Victor Prescott
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 1975
  • ISBN : UVA:35007007121787
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Oceanography


Oceanography
  • Author : Günter Dietrich
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1965
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924004986521
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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