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Preface 1: I Cannot Be Wrong 2: The Titan King 3: A Calm And Gentle Character 4: The Galileo Of France 5: Extreme Science 6: Robberies And Depredations 7: A Magnificent Military Sketch 8: Persons Well Versed 9: Very Expert In His Business 10: A Passage With My Horse 11: Frankenstein And Other Experiments 12: A Remarkable Hill 13: Important Observations 14: So Great A Noise 15: The Attraction of Mountains 16: The Best Of The Position 17: Distinguished Merit 18: Late A Whole Year 19: Geodetic Experiments 20: I Know It Will Answer 21: Offering Violence To Nature 22: A Meritorious Foreigner 23: Men Worthy Of Confidence 24: Irregularities We Have Discovered Explanations and Definitions

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Edwin Danson is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. He is the author of Drawing the Line: How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in America.

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"This is history writ large, with a long list of characters, and a background of wars, where good maps could be the key to victory."--The New Scientist

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