LONGITUDE: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

Dava Sobel
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An engrossing narrative of John Harrison's 40-year obsession to build a perfect timekeeper--known today as the marine chronometer--a device that would allow sailors and explorers to exactly measure their longitude. Import. Color illustrations.

Format: Paperbound Pages: 184 Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780007902507 Item #: 3411850

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