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  • 276


    He was the first person to use the word "geography" and invented the discipline of geography as we understand it
  • 325


    Some would give Timaeus an extra 5 years, bringing the voyage down to 325 BC at earliest
  • Nov 13, 1460

    prince henry the navigator

    prince henry the navigator
    of the Kingdom of Portugal and an important figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire.
  • Apr 27, 1521

    ferdinand magellan

    ferdinand magellan
    He was born in Sabrosa, in northern Portugal, but later obtained Spanish nationality in order to serve King Charles I of Spain in search of a westward route to the "Spice Islands"
  • benjamin franklin

    benjamin franklin
    discovering surface currents and therefore in 1777 published the first map of the gulf stream.
  • matthew maury

    matthew maury
    was an American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and educator.
  • Read now Challenger expedition

    Read now Challenger expedition
    The Challenger expedition of 1872–76 was a scientific exercise that made many discoveries to lay the foundation of oceanography. The expedition was named after the mother vessel, HMS Challenger.
  • SONAR invented

    SONAR invented
    while working for the Submarine Signal Company in Boston, built an experimental system beginning
  • bathysphere

    3,028 feet
  • ptolemy

    Ptolemy was the author of several scientific treatises, at least three of which were of continuing importance to later Islamic and European science