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Title: The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named.
Description: New York HarperCollins, 2000. 1st US ed. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, figures, minor edgewear jacket (small scuff spine). 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: 0060195185.

Keywords: history, earth sciences, geography, mapping, asia, india 0060195185

Price: AUD 18.00 = appr. US$ 12.45 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 29040

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