The Great Arc

The Great Arc : The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named

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The dramatic tale of the "great arc"--the measure of the meridian, or longitudinal arc--follows the scientists and surveyers as they trudged through jungles and tundra alike beginning in 1802 to mark this important line on the globe. 25,000 first printing.
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  • Hardback | 182 pages
  • 142.24 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • English
  • 0060195185
  • 9780060195182

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