The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

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Author: Leonardo da Vinci

1107.

Hence it follows that the sea of Azov is the highest part of the Mediterranean sea, being at a distance of 3500 miles from the Straits of Gibraltar, as is shown by the map for navigation; and it has 3500 braccia of descent, that is, one mile and 1/6; therefore it is higher than any mountains which exist in the West.

[Footnote: The passage before this, in the original, treats of the exit of the waters from Lakes in general.]

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Chicago: Leonardo da Vinci, "1107.," The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, trans. Richter, Jean Paul, 1847-1937 in The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1970), Original Sources, accessed August 7, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BC4T5CTAP62TVM.

MLA: Vinci, Leonardo da. "1107." The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, translted by Richter, Jean Paul, 1847-1937, in The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1970, Original Sources. 7 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BC4T5CTAP62TVM.

Harvard: Vinci, LD, '1107.' in The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, trans. . cited in 1970, The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Dover Publications, Inc., New York. Original Sources, retrieved 7 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BC4T5CTAP62TVM.