“Eratosthenes' measurement of the earth reconsidered”

@article{Dutka1993EratosthenesMO,
  title={“Eratosthenes' measurement of the earth reconsidered”},
  author={Jacques Dutka},
  journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences},
  year={1993},
  volume={46},
  pages={55-66}
}
  • Jacques Dutka
  • Published 1 March 1993
  • Geography
  • Archive for History of Exact Sciences
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