Geodesy

240 BCE

Geodesy

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Eratosthenes geodesy cartography

Geodesy

Geography

Measuring

Geodesy is the study of the size and shape of the earth. In addition to estimating the circumference of the earth, there are reports that Eratosthenes estimated the length of the year, distances to the moon and sun, and the diameter of the sun.

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