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Phantom Islands of the Atlantic

The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were

by Donald S. Johnson

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Published by Quill .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7433397M
ISBN 100380730782
ISBN 109780380730780
OCLC/WorldCa38505448


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61 rows  Another nonexistent reef in the Line Islands (in fact Line Islands are more than 2, miles (3, kilometres) away), slightly to the southwest-west of the phantom island, Jupiter Reef.

It is a setting for Jules Verne's book In Search of the Castaways. There are numerous islands which have appeared on maps of the Atlantic Ocean which then disappeared when later maps were published.

This delightful book tells the stories of some of these islands. These island discussed in this book are: Isle Of Demons, upon which Marguerite de la Roche spent over two years before being by: 2. Phantom Islands of the Atlantic is a short treatment of how "mythical" or mistakenly described islands got on so many charts of the Atlantic during the Age of Exploration.

The author Donald S. Johnson speaks from practical experience about the challenges of navigation as he repeatedly crossed the Atlantic in a small sailboat, an accomplishment that I deeply respect/5.

There are numerous islands which have appeared on maps of the Atlantic Ocean which then disappeared when later maps were published. This delightful book tells the stories of some of these islands.

These island discussed in this book are: Isle Of Demons, upon which Marguerite de la Roche spent over two years before being rescued/5(12). The phantom Nimrod Islands were named after an earlier ship of the same name from where they were sighted in Notice that the ship has gone to the exact locations where Emerald, Dougherty and the Nimrod Islands were supposed to be.

Though Antarctica barely appears on the chart they were in a region close enough to receive its worst. Genre/Form: History [Literature] Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Donald S., Phantom islands of the Atlantic.

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