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We, the navigators : the ancient art of landfinding in the Pacific

Lewis, David


For many centuries the peoples of the Pacific have voyaged over the vast stretches of empty ocean that lie between the island groups. The intriguing question of how they navigated these trackless seas has for long fascinated many people. This book gives the answer. Dr Lewis discovered that the ancient arts of navigation, passed by word of mouth from generation to generation, are still known to men who have put them into practice. The ocean, empty to us, is for the skilled Island mariners full...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1972
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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