Longitude - The True story of Lone Genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time

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Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that the longitude problem was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day-and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of exploration had been literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land.
Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that the longitude problem was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day-and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of exploration had been literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land.
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Author Dava Sobel
Published 1996
Book Condition Ex Library Naval Collection , library plate and stamp, generally excellent condition
Dimensions (cm) 12x20
Pages 184
Weight (g) 310.0000
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