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Department
History
Course
HIST 1707
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Semester
Winter

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ndHIST 1707 Seminar 8November 2 2012Exploration and conquestPrecedentsRomans in Atlantic OceanVikings small coloniesthey leftColumbus back and forth of boats to settleAfricans left and didnt come backVivaldi brothers used Galys got about off the coast of Africa then diedTechnologyCompass where you are goingAstrolabe where you areNavigation techniquesDead reckoningAstronomical chartsEuropeans connections helped them exploreMappingPortolan charts oldest are from 1270Introduced same time as the compassPortolan accurate of the coastline navigators used these to calculate distancesShip DesignThe Cog squat boatheavy seas and large cargoOnly good if you knew where you were goingNot good for exploring
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