The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth: Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy

@inproceedings{Hoare2005TheQF,
  title={The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth: Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy},
  author={Michael Rand Hoare},
  year={2005}
}
  • M. Hoare
  • Published 28 November 2005
  • History
Contents: Author's preface A dispute in the making Prelude to an odyssey Some technicalities The Lapland expedition The Peru expedition Meanwhile in Paris Death and deliverance A grievous aftermath Once more unto the Meridian A modern postscript Appendices Select reading list Index. 
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