History of oceanography stevencoley forestmcnear 2nd

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  • 160


    explained the orbit of the sun, moon and plants called them epicycles.
  • 240


    Discovered motions of the earth and circumferance.
  • 320


    Discovered the North Star.
  • Jan 6, 1300

    The compass rose

    The compass rose
    The compass rose is the first thing made to show direction.
  • Jan 4, 1400

    Prince Henry The Navigator

    Prince Henry The Navigator
    Explored the african coast and many other places.
  • Jan 4, 1513

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan
    in 1513 ferdinand sailed the globe through s passage way now called the straights of magellan
  • James Cook

    James Cook
    Know for saving the health of his crew with lime juice and made a chronometer.
  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin
    Discovered the first map of the gold stream.
  • Matthew Maury

    Matthew Maury
    US Navy officer who made Naval Charts that helped avoid bad wheather.

    Waves bounce off nearby objects and some of them reflect back to the object that made the noise
  • Charles Darwiin

    Charles Darwiin
    Published natural selection and the origin of the species and investigated nature as a whole leading to big help to biology.
  • Challenger Experdition

    Challenger Experdition
    First large-scale voyage that increased the knowknowledge of the distribution of life in the ocean and of the chemical and physical properties of the ocean.
  • Bathysphere

    a spherical deep-sea submersivle which is unpowered and is lowerd into the ocean on a cable.