LOST ISLANDS, THE STORY OF ISLANDS THAT HAVE VANISHED FROM NAUTICAL CHARTS, by Henry Stommel, Dover Publications

Hundreds of islands that once appeared on nautical charts and general atlases are now known to have vanished — or never even existed. How were they detected in the first place? Henry Stommel, an oceanographer and senior scientist at Massachusetts' Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, chronicles his fascinating research in documenting the false discoveries of these … Continue reading LOST ISLANDS, THE STORY OF ISLANDS THAT HAVE VANISHED FROM NAUTICAL CHARTS, by Henry Stommel, Dover Publications