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The Treacherous Expedition to Chart Latitude

Constant Wonder
  • Oct 4, 2021
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In 1735, an ambitious team of scientists from around the world headed south—facing natural disaster, duels, and disease—as they attempted to measure the latitude of the globe. Their journey changed navigation forever. Guest: Nicholas Crane, author of "Latitude: The True Story of the World’s First Scientific Expedition" Show More...