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By Geoffrey Irwin

The exploration and colonization of the Pacific is a extraordinary episode in human prehistory. Early sea-going explorers had no wisdom of Pacific geography, no tools for measuring time and none for exploration. 40 years of recent archaeology, experimental voyages in rafts, and computing device simulations of voyages have produced an normous variety of literature in this debatable topic. This ebook represents a huge boost in wisdom of the payment of the Pacific through suggesting that exploration was once speedy, functional and undertaken systematically, and that navigation equipment steadily more desirable.

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