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A World Explorer: Amerigo Vespucci
A World Explorer Amerigo Vespucci
Author: Faith Yingling Knoop
Amerigo Vespucci is credited with the discovery that the "Indies" were not part of Asia but a whole new world, yet to be explored. He mapped 6,000 miles of the South American coast for Portugal and Spain. He discovered new ocean currents, new stars, and how to tell longitude by the stars. He was not only a great explorer but a great scientist. A...  more »
ISBN: 151040
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 96
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Publisher: Garrard Publishing Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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