Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007382002
Release Date: 2011-04-28
Genre: History

The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a Foreword by Neil Armstrong.

Greenwich Time and the Longitude

Author: Derek Howse
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers, Limited
ISBN: STANFORD:36105022854330
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Science

The history of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich has been revised to coincide with the Millenium. Color illustrations and updated text tell the story of Greenwich from its foundations in 1676 to its present status as Longitude 0°, the world's Prime Meridian for measuring longitude and time. The book covers the importance of longitude for navigation and traces the history of Greenwich Time, the basis of universal time-keeping. The book is co-published with the National Maritime Museum, where Derek Howse was the former Head of Navigation and Astronomy.

Longitude by Wire

Author: Richard Stachurski
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 1570038015
Release Date: 2009
Genre: History

In this study, Richard Stachurski chronicles the amazing tale of discoveries made by American scientists as they worked to solve the life-threatening quandry faced by mariners of having accurate navigational charts, and to develop a precise method of measuring longitude.

Latitude and Longitude

Author: Brian Williams
Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
ISBN: 1583402098
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A discussion of the history of mapmaking and its relationship to navigation and the measurement of time.

Astronomy

Author: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Publisher:
ISBN: UCSD:31822005690185
Release Date: 1913
Genre: Spherical astronomy


Latitude and Longitude Read Read Read Your Map Hands On Activity

Author: Sarah D. Giese
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781425878030
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Make geography fun and interactive to motivate your students. Encourage teamwork, creativity, reflection, and decision making. Take an active approach to teaching while inspiring your students to make their own explorations of geography.

Latitude Longitude and Direction

Author: Julia J. Quinlan
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781448861576
Release Date: 2012-01-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explains the concepts of latitude and longitude as well as the purpose of the compass rose on a map.

Latitude and Longitude Grid and Bear It Hands On Activity

Author: Sarah D. Giese
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781425878023
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Make geography fun and interactive to motivate your students. Encourage teamwork, creativity, reflection, and decision making. Take an active approach to teaching while inspiring your students to make their own explorations of geography.