Voyage along the eastern coast of Africa

to Mosambique, Johanna, and Quiloa; to St. Helena; to Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, and Pernambuco in Brazil, in the Nisus frigate.
  • 114 Pages
  • 3.90 MB
  • English
Sir R. Phillips and co. , London
Nisus (Frigate), Voyages and tr
StatementBy James Prior.
LC ClassificationsG475 .P95
The Physical Object
Pagination114, [iii]-v, [1] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6957744M
LC Control Number05022500

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Edmund Burke' Asked in France, Portugal, Spain. The fifth voyage was ordered in to return the ambassadors who had arrived from other countries. The Treasure Fleet departed in and visited the Persian Gulf and the east coast of Africa, returning envoys along the way.

They returned in Author: Matt Rosenberg. Nephi’s account continues, “ we did put forth into the sea and were driven before the wind ” (1 Nephi ), which suggests that the ship was not traveling contrary to, but in concert with the Northeast monsoon winds that prevail at this season of the year and would have driven the ship southwest, along the eastern coast of Africa.

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The two fortresses of Mada and Libedia were located along the eastern coast of the present United Arab Emirates. Libedia has been identified in the present town of Bidyah (25 ° 26’N – 56 ° 21’E) along the coast midway between Fujairah and Dibba.

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Referring to these points on a world map or on a transparency of FigureFile Size: 1MB. Depicted to the right is a comparison of one Admiral Zheng's massive treasure junks to the Santa Maria that carried Columbus. He used these ships under the service of the Chinese emperor in an effort to explore the vast chinese empire of the middle ages and to bring wealth back to the emperor.

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When Portugal Ruled the Seas then braving the west coast of Africa. InPortuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias was the first to sail around the southern tip of Africa, and in his Author: David Zax. More than shipwrecks have occurred along the South African coast sinceall from a diverse range of cultures and countries and include ships of Portuguese explorers, Dutch, English and French East India Companies, the British Royal Many and more.

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List of Voyages World Cruises Transatlantic Transpacific South Seas and Coastal: Today's passenger freighters are mostly containerships, French and German, with international officers and crew on board, and 2 to 6 passengers (max. 12). Zheng He was a Chinese eunuch and explorer who commanded the Ming dynasty's "treasure fleet" of trading vessels on expeditions between and Aiming to spread the word of the Chinese emperor's might and open Chinese trade to new markets, Zheng He traveled as far as the east coast of Africa.

After his voyages ended, China turned inwards once again ended its brief period of exploration. The Age of Discovery. The geographical exploration of the late Middle Ages eventually led to what today is known as the Age of Discovery: a loosely defined European historical period, from the 15th century to the 18th century, that witnessed extensive overseas exploration emerge as a powerful factor in European culture and globalization.

After they had passed Africa's most eastern shores, the northeast monsoon - which started in October - sped up their journey, and in March they must have reached the equator. The Agulhas Current must have brought them through the Mozambique Channel and along the coast of modern South Africa.

The king dispatched him on a second voyage for the eastern coast of Africa in an effort to remove Muslim control on trade in the Indian Ocean and bring Christianity to the region.

Da Gama’s second expedition sailed a well-armed fleet of 20 ships, engaging in brutal battles along the eastern coast of Africa and earning a reputation for tyranny. The Golden Lion was a fun read. Very solid historical details. Very solid historical details. There were points when I thought plot devices could be utilized better to make the story more tense and thrilling, instead of predictable and slightly anticlimactic, but all in all, this was good stuff/5.He made a voyage along the coast of Africa as far south as Guinea, and afterwards sailed northward to Iceland.

At an early day he became familiar with the wildest kind of adventure, for at this time sea life on the Mediterranean was little more than a series of fights with pirates.Ibn Battuta in Black Africaby Abu Abdalla ibn BattutaTHE LITERARY WORK A travel narrative set in East Africa from to and in West Africa from to ; part of a larger work written in Arabic (as Rihla) inrepublished as Voyages d’ibn Batoutah inexcerpted and translated into English in SYNOPSIS Ibn Battuta recounts his voyage to the East African coast, and a.