The Dawn of Modern Geography 1

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    MR. C. R. BEAZLEY has now published the third and concluding volume of his important work, “The Dawn of Modern Geography.” The third volume is “A History of Exploration and Geographical Science from the Middle of the Thirteenth to the Early Years of the Fifteenth Century (c. A.D. 1260–1420).” A summary of the further progress of geographical knowledge through the time of Prince Henry the Navigator until the rounding of the Cape of Good Hope by Bartholomeu Dias and the voyage of Vasco da Gama at the end of the fifteenth century is appended.

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    The Dawn of Modern Geography 1 . Nature 75, 343–345 (1907) doi:10.1038/075343a0

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