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Title: The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named.
Description: London HarperCollins, 2001. 1st p/b ed. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, figures, map, pages faintly toned as common, contact plastic cover. 182 pp. The improbable story of the 1600-mile trigonometrical survey by William Lambton and George Everest in the 1820s from the southern tip of India along a meridian to the Himalayas. ISBN: 0006531237.

Keywords: history, earth sciences, geography, maps, mapping, asia, india 0006531237

Price: AUD 10.00 = appr. US$ 6.92 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 13723

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