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Sir Francis Drake and the Oceans of the World (Explorers of New Lands) (Repost)

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Sir Francis Drake and the Oceans of the World (Explorers of New Lands) (Repost)

Samuel Willard Crompton - Sir Francis Drake and the Oceans of the World (Explorers of New Lands)
Chelsea House Publications | 2005 | ISBN: 0791086151 | English | 157 pages | PDF | 4.45 MB

From 1577-1580, Drake led the second expedition to sail around the world. During his voyage he made several important discoveries: finding the tip of South America, disproving the theory of the Northwest Passage, and charting the North American Pacific coastline.
Introduction by William H. Goetzmann
The World’s Treasure House
Apprentice Seaman
The Terror of the Spanish Main
The Bottom of the World
To the Top of the World and Back Again
The Queen’s Favorite
Pre-emptive Strikes
The Battle With the Spanish Armada
Drake’s Last Years
Chronology and Timeline
Notes
Bibliography
Further Reading
Index