VOY­AGE OF PYTHEAS

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The Greek as­tronomer and ge­og­ra­pher Pytheas sails north from the Mediter­ranean and reaches the coast of Eng­land. He is the first per­son on record to de­scribe the mid­night sun north of the Arc­tic Cir­cle. He also de­vel­oped meth­ods for us­ing the sun and the North Star to de­ter­mine lat­i­tude.

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