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Basic Geodesy

An Introduction to the History and Concepts of Modern Geodesy Without Mathematics

by James R. Smith

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Landmark Enterprises .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Geodesy & surveying for maps & charts,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11382317M
    ISBN 100910845336
    ISBN 109780910845335

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