An Abridgement of Universal Geography, Modern and Ancient: Chiefly Compiled From the Abrégé De Géographie (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from An Abridgement of Universal Geography, Modern and Ancient: Chiefly Compiled From the Abrégé De Géographie

In maps three things are required: First to show the latitude and longitude of places, which is done by drawing a certain number of meridians and parallels of latitude: Secondly, the she of the countries must be exhibited as accurately as possible; for rea accuracy cannot be obtained by pro'ection, because the map is on a plane surface, where as the earth is glo ular: Thirdly, the bearings of places, and their dis tances from each other must be show.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Adriano Balbi

Hardback

Published Date - August 27 2019

ISBN - 9780260055774

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.3 cm

Page Count - 566

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