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Author Hamilton, Neil A., 1949-

Title Scientific exploration and expeditions : from the age of discovery to the twenty-first century / Neil Hamilton
Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (87 entries) : 87 images, digital files
Summary Designed for high school, college, and general readers, this encyclopedia details expeditions made in the quest for scientific knowledge from the fifteenth century to the present day. Concise and appealing articles focus on the goals and accomplishments of the explorers and expeditions, and how the sciences - from anthropology to zoology - benefited from these voyages of discovery
Notes A-W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Scientific expeditions -- History.
Genre/Form Ebook.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010012118
ISBN 1780345844