Explorers, Navigators, Pioneering Scientists
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness
Taught by Professor Harold J. Tobin | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The early explorers of the ocean were interested in charting its islands, dimensions, and resources—and in using it as a highway for trade. Relive the exploits of these mariners, who included Europeans, Chinese, and Polynesians. Only later did scientific exploration of the ocean begin.