The Log of Christopher Columbus
International Marine Publishing Company, 1987 - 252 páginas
This Quincentenary tribute combines scholarship and an ear for the vernacular to create an accurate and deeply moving rendition of Columbus's original log. Features detailed notes, handsome drawings, woodcuts, and photographs, plus authentic charts fromColumbus's time. "One of the year's most attractive books ".--Newsweek. 117 illustrations.
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The entire voyage had no more than nine percent error for the total distance and possibly came within 100 nautical miles of the correct distance of about 3,100 nautical miles , depending on how one figures the Columbian league ( 2.67 ...
Off Cabo de Cinquín at the distance of a lombard shot there is a rock in the sea which stands out and can be seen very well . To the East by South lay Cabo del Elefante , some so miles distant , all of it mountainous . At a distance of ...
The courses “ logged ” from the Sand Islands are S. S. W. , and the distance 54.1 miles , which was made by sunset Saturday . . . Columbus designated this beautiful river and port with his favorite title , San Salvador .
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THE LOG OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: The First Voyage: Spring, Summer and Fall 1492Crítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
As he did with his sampling of Thoreau's Walden (1990), Lowe gives a careful introduction to these brief excerpts and is scrupulous in using ellipses; but while each entry here is dated, these ... Leer comentario completo
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