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Gerardus Mercator: father of modern mapmaking

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Publisher:
Compass Point Books,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
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A biography of the sixteenth-century cartographer Gerardus Mercator, who invented a method of projecting the curvature of the Earth's surface on to a flat sheet of paper.
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9780756533120
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physical 112 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
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table_of_contents Behind prison walls -- Days of hunger -- Leaving home -- University life -- Settling problems, learning a trade -- Putting the world on paper -- Most unjust persecution -- History of the universe -- Making the curved earth flat -- Weaving the fabric of the world -- Life and times -- Life at a glance Additional resources -- Glossary -- Source notes -- Select bibliography -- Index -- Image credits.
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