2 edition of **Lectures in geodesy** found in the catalog.

Lectures in geodesy

H. J. Shea

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Published
**1936**
by Reproduced by Reproduction section, WPA project 428 in [Boston
.

Written in English

- Geodesy.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Mr. H. J. Shea, instructor. Given at Massachusetts institute of technology to engineers employed on Local control survey, Mass. W.P.A. project 428. Sponsored by Massachusetts Dept. of public works. |

Contributions | Massachusetts. Dept. of Public Works. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QB301 .S45 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 2 v. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6370019M |

LC Control Number | 38013014 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 5822902 |

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