Travels in South America from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Translation by Elihu Rich of Voyage à travers l'Amérique du Sud, de l'Océan Pacifique à l'Océan Atlantique.

Originally published serially in Le Tour du Monde; t. Internet Archive BookReader Travels in South America from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean.

Route intended. The ship’s captain has been desperately trying to sail north and east toward the Mediterranean from their position just east of Puerto Rico, but the prevailing winds in the Atlantic continued to blow the ship within miles of America!. On the journey between South Africa and the straights of Gibraltar the ship came within a few hundred miles from making landfall in North America.

cartography, maps, South and North America, Atlantic, Pacific, ocean, map, 16th century, ship, Caribean, geography, Map of America by cartographer John Speed published circa The cartouche, lower left, reads: America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

From the Arabian coast, winds and currents allow travel toward the east across the Indian Ocean into the Pacific, thus continuing the basic direction followed from Nahom onwards (1 Nephi ). But, they also allow one to sail southwards down around Africa and then west across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Panama Canal connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The Panama Canal is a 48 mile long international waterway built from Asked in History of the United States, Oceans. Travels in South America from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean The Amazon and Madeira Rivers: Sketches and Descriptions from the Note-book of an Explorer Two Years in Peru, with Exploration of its Antiquities.

“IT IS DIFFICULT TO SPEAK OF THIS SPLENDID WORK IN SUCH TERMS AS ITS EXCELLENCE DESERVES”: MARCOY’S JOURNEY ACROSS SOUTH AMERICA, WITH 12 MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS (SOUTH AMERICA) (AMAZON) MARCOY, Paul.

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travels in south america from the pacific ocean to the atlantic ocean. By PAUL MARCOY. Illustrated by engravings on wood, drawn by E. Riou, and ten maps from drawings by the author. 2 vols. Travels in South America: from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean Coricancha, the most important of the Inca temples, the religious center of the Inca.

Complete 2 volume set – wood engravings from drawings by E. Riou, 10 maps drawn by Paul Marcoy Marcoy's book is acknowledged as one of the most fascinating written on Amazonia.

He travelled from the coast of Peru deep into the Brazilian Amazon, describing everything he saw on the way, from all aspects, with both a fine anecdotal touch as well as rigorous scientific description. His. Pacific Ocean separates North America, South America from Asia and Australia.

It is so vast that it is divided into north pacific (Pacific Ocean above the equator) and south pacific (Pacific Ocean below the equator). It covers nearly one-third of the surface of the earth and has an area ofkm2 or 63, square miles.

Humpback whales on the Pacific coast of Colombia. photo by Max Hartshorne. Colombia is the only country in South America with coasts on both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. However, if you say “I’m going to the coast” in Colombia, it invariably means the Atlantic coast.

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French Polynesia. Freighter Travel to. Dublin, Istanbul or St. Petersburg. Shipping routes. Baltic States, Scandinavia, Ireland, Portugal, Spain & Canaries. North & Central America. The Atlantic is the world’s second largest ocean and covers 25% of the Earth’s surface, after the Pacific Ocean.

In size the Atlantic Ocean is comparable with roughly times the size of the USA. Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Depth: How deep is the Atlantic Ocean. The greatest depth is the Milwaukee Deep in Puerto Rico: 8, metres/28, ft.

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Other articles where South Atlantic Ocean is discussed: Atlantic Ocean: The South Atlantic: Over the South Atlantic the belt of prevailing westerlies extends from about latitude 40° S almost to Antarctica, and the South Atlantic high-pressure area is centred around 30° S.

This anticyclone (circulation of winds around a central region of high atmospheric pressure) leads. Southern Ocean, the southern portions of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans and their tributary seas surrounding Antarctica.

Unbroken by any other continental landmass, the Southern Ocean’s narrowest constriction is the Drake Passage, miles wide, between South America and the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Man-made canal across the isthmus of Panama; shortcut that allows ships to travel between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans Gulf of Mexico Body of water bordered by United States to the north, 5 Mexican states to the south, and Cuba to the east.

Traveling south from Europe, the Atlantic Ocean will bring you to Africa. Here the Atlantic Ocean touches Morocco and travels down the African continent to include Sierra Leone, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, the Congo, Namibia, and South Africa among the many others.

The comparatively cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast often bring dense fog to the northwestern coast of Africa.

A dream trip to Antarctica has turned to horror for almost Australian travellers stranded at sea on a cruise ship near South America. After three weeks sailing to the Earth's southernmost. The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the e depth: 4, m (14, ft).

Pacific Ocean San Diego by Chris Root, 3. Maui Volcano by Chris LaCroix, 4. Pacific Oahu by Keith Syvinski, 5. Corals by Alexander Rist. Read more on the Pacific Ocean in the CIA World Fact Book.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. This continent is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Atlantic to the east, and North America to the north.

The Panama Canal makes it possible for ships to travel between this continent and South America.The South Pacific. Several Spanish expeditions were sent from South America across the Pacific Ocean in the 16th and early 17th centuries. They all used the southern trade winds.

In /68 Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira sailed from Peru to the Solomon Islands. In he tried again and reached the Santa Cruz Islands (eastern Solomons toward.A Journey Across South America, from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean.

[Translated from the French by E. Rich.] Illustrated with Engravings : Paul Marcoy: Paperback: General book.