Outline of the Method of Conducting a Trigonometrical Survey, for the Formation of Geographical and Topographical Maps and Plans: Military Reconnaissance, Levelling, Etc.; with the Most Useful Problems in Geodesy and Practical Astronomy, and FormulŠ and Tables for Facilitating Their Calculation
Sir Charles Warren
Lockwood and Company, 1873 - Military topography - 321 pages
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