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The Resource Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist, I.S. Glass

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist, I.S. Glass

Label
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist
Title
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist
Statement of responsibility
I.S. Glass
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a comprehensive biography of one of the greatest and most careful observational astronomers of all time. Nicolas-Louis De La Caille mapped the southern sky and named many of the constellations. In addition, he contributed to geodesy, navigation, and celestial mechanics
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glass, I. S.
Dewey number
520.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.L25
LC item number
G53 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • La Caille, Nicolas Louis de
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomy
  • Geodesy
Label
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist, I.S. Glass
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Early life -- The Cape -- The shape of the earth -- Notes about the Cape -- Later years -- Paradox resolved
Control code
ocn822523340
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
194 p.
Isbn
9780199668403
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012946417
Other control number
60001729019
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199668403
  • (OCoLC)822523340
Label
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist, I.S. Glass
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Early life -- The Cape -- The shape of the earth -- Notes about the Cape -- Later years -- Paradox resolved
Control code
ocn822523340
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
194 p.
Isbn
9780199668403
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012946417
Other control number
60001729019
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199668403
  • (OCoLC)822523340

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