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Latitude The Magnetic Earth by Stephen Pumfrey


Latitude The Magnetic Earth by Stephen Pumfrey

Unfolding the drama of Gilbert's discoveries, this book climaxes with an exploration of geomagnetism, via the story of the logitude schemes so crucial today's seafarers.

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Stephen Pumfrey teaches History at the University of Lancaster, and lives in Manchester.

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Publication date

4th September 2003


Stephen Pumfrey

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Icon Books Ltd


256 pages


History of science
Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism



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