The Great Arc : The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named
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.
- Hardback | 182 pages
- 142.24 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
- 01 Sep 2000