Format:
Book
Author:
Dash, Joan.
Title:
The longitude prize / Joan Dash ; pictures by Dusan Petricic.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2000.
Description:
200 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Summary:
The story of John Harrison, inventor of watches and clocks, who spent forty years working on a time-machine which could be used to accurately determine longitude at sea.
Subjects:
Harrison, John, 1693-1776.
Longitude -- Measurement -- History.
Aids to navigation -- History.
Clock and watch makers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Clocks and watches.
Inventors.
Robert F. Sibert honor books.
Other Author:
Petricic, Dusan
LCCN:
97044257
ISBN:
0374346364
Other Number:
38147804
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
Control Number:
245437
Call Number:
j921 H246d
Course Reserves:
0
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