Slave trade movement

Direction of wind currents between Africa and Brazil with St Helena’s and Ascension Island in between.
2,042 miles between St Helena’s Island and the coast of Brazil. From the coast of Africa to St Helena’s is 1,163 miles. (During this period, the water level was 400 feet lower.)


Look at this aboriginal ochre overpainting of a deep water sailboat

“This detailed, dramatic record of life in Kakadu stretches back more than 50,000 years – from the first evidence of human occupation to the arrival of Europeans.”