oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Geodesy and surveying

Volume 1-15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Besides the interest taken by astronomers in measuring the size of the earth, they have as mathematicians and in other ways assisted the general science of geodesy by their contributions to map projections or the depicting of an oblate spheroidal earth surface on a plane sheet of paper, and by their assistance generally in respect of improvements to instruments, clocks, etc.

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