Note: Professor Neumayer’s Average Track Chart to Australia

By Mark Howard, published August 1993

Abstract

Profesor Neumayer studied the logs of hundreds of ships to find the best route for speed and safety between Europe and Australia. He researched the water temperature and wind speed and direction on routes between Australia, Europe and other destinations and was appointed hydrographer to the German Imperial Navy.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Nineteenth C) | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Science & Exploration