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John Keay

The Great Arc: Military Map-makers in India

Last updated: 28 March 2014

John Keay

27 March 2014, 7.00pm

During the 19th century the Great Trigonometrical Survey conducted the longest measurement of the earth’s circumference ever attempted. Presenter John Keay explores their epic undertaking which took 50 years to complete, at great expense and loss of life.

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