Mapping the history of triangulation

Triangulation was for about 400 years until the invention of GPS the only tool available to cartographers to help them produce highly accurate maps. Maps that had hugh political, economic, scientific and military significance in the modern era. Have you ever stopped to consider who invented the technique of triangulation? If you are interested in learning the answer then go here

About thonyc

Aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now resides mostly in the 16th century.
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