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quest for the true figure of the Earth

ideas and expeditions in four centuries of geodesy

by Michael Rand Hoare

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geodesy -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael Rand Hoare.
    SeriesScience, technology, and culture, 1700-1945
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB281 .H53 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3299208M
    ISBN 100754650200
    LC Control Number2004026903

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