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Mapping the World : A History of the Directorate of Overseas Surveys, 1946-1985

By: MacDonald, Alastair

Price: $29.99

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, HMSO: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719


New, unread, minimal shelf wear. The history of the Directorate of Overseas Surveys and of the people who were sent out to document uncharted territories and their acts of ingenuity and heroism in the face of adversity. 226 pages. 32 b&w photographs and 8 color maps. Appendices. Index. View more info

Charts and Surveys in Peace and War: The History of the Royal Navy's Hydrograpic Service 1919-1970

By: Rear Admiral Roger Morris

Price: $44.50

Publisher: London, UK, HMSO: 1995

Seller ID: 3661


New with minor shelf wear. This publication, by a former Navy Hydrographer, covers the period which included the introduction of the echo-sounder, rotary offset printing and electronic position fixing, and the development of surveying sonar after WWII. B16G4 View more info