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Title: Coastal Place-Name Enigmas on Early Charts and in Early Sailing Directions
Authors: Richardson, W A R
Keywords: Maritime history
Maritime navigation
Cartography
Mapmaking
England
Bill Richardson
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: The English Place-Name Society
Citation: Richardson, W.A.R. 1997. Coastal Place-Name Enigmas on Early Charts and in Early Sailing Directions. Journal of the English Place-Name Society, 29, 5-61.
Abstract: Those 14th, 15th, and 16th century mariners who could read almost certainly relied much more upon sailing directions (Rutters) than upon charts. Illiterate ones relied mainly upon practical experience, the lead-line and compass, some knowledge of the heavens, and upon sailing directions learned by rote.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25637
ISSN: 1351-3095
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