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Ancient Navigation: Polynesian to Viking

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (29 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2017.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bradley E. Schaefer
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
In the era before compasses and GPS, precise direction-finding was possible only through knowledge of the sky. Learn how the Polynesians found islands across thousands of miles of open ocean, and how the Vikings solved the very different challenge of navigating the North Atlantic.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Astronomy.
Genre: Education films.

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