The Discovery of Longitude

The Discovery of Longitude

Book - 2012
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More than three hundred years ago, explorers wandered the seas using unreliable maps. What they really needed to know was the longitude of their locations. This book for young readers tells the story of how carpenter John Harrison won the British government prize for building a clock that provided the necessary information.
Publisher: Gretna, La. : Pelican Pub. Co., c2012.
ISBN: 9781455616374
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lowe, Wesley

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