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This edition: First Steps

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Episode Details

- Cartographers, early Greek exploration and Chinese contributions
- The Age of Discovery: From Prince Henry to Magellan
- Voyaging for Science: James Cook, Matthew Maury, Charles Darwin and the HMS Beagle, and the Challenger Expedition, including major milestones in oceanic exploration, such as the development of the first chronometers and breakthroughs in sampling
- The last hundred years: voyages for science in the twentieth century
- The rise of oceanographic institutions