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Mercator

Nicholas Crane

Mercator

the man who mapped the planet

by Nicholas Crane

  • 141 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Phoenix in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mercator, Gerhard, -- 1512-1594.,
  • Cartographers -- Belgium -- Biography.,
  • Cartography -- History -- 16th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNicholas Crane.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 397 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22022698M
    ISBN 10075381692X

    Committed to completeness, Mercator earned a place on the Church’s list of banned books by including events associated with Martin Luther and a few other heretics. Based on a portrait, this elegant engraving of Gerard Mercator measuring a globe was first . The Mercator is located in Vendôme, mi from Vendome Chateau and mi from Trinity Abbey. It offers en suite guest rooms with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The Mercator’s restaurant serves refined, seasonal cuisine, using fresh market produce. It is open from Monday to Thursday. Guests can enjoy a drink in the hotel bar and relax in the /10(86).

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The book is mainly focused on the details of Mercator's life (like his complete inability to answer letters on time, meet deadlines, or set realistic goals) which was interesting, but I would have preferred more explanation of the thing that made him important enough to write a book about/5(26).

In addition to being an extremely comprehensive biography of Gerard Mercator, Nicholas Crane's book proves equally interesting as a history lesson on 16th century Europe. The Reformation, and the efforts to quell it, influenced the work of Mercator and other scientists of the time, and were responsible for Mercator's uprooting and imprisonment and nearly saw him executed for by:   The mercator – book carrier or dealer – would have been another of Gangelt's frequent callers.

With new translations Mercator book Greek and Roman works, and pamphlets attacking the ailing Church and Empire, Gangelt was also familiar with current affairs 'broadsides', printed sheets sold from trays carried by sellers wearing broad-brimmed feather hats with newsprint pinned to the : Holt, Henry Mercator book Company, Inc.

"The world of Gerard Mercator" is a gem of a book. The author skillfully presents the reader with an extraordinary time in the past that would change the future. This was a time of religious confrontations in Europe coinciding with the making of accurate maps of a quickly expanding world/5(5).

A biography of the mapmaker who revolutionized geography Mercator book story of discovery and mapmaking is one of pushing back shadows," writes Andrew Taylor, and "none in the last two thousand years achieved as much as Gerard Mercator in extending the /5.

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B-Mercator book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Gerardus Mercator, Flemish cartographer whose most important innovation was a map, embodying what was later known as the Mercator projection, on which parallels and meridians are rendered as straight lines spaced so as to produce at any point an accurate ratio of latitude to longitude.

For example, a Mercator map printed in a book might have an equatorial width of cm corresponding to a globe radius of cm and an RF of approximately 1 / M (M is used as an abbreviation for 1, in writing an RF) whereas Mercator's original map has a width of cm corresponding to a globe radius of cm and an RF of about 1 / 20M.

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Mercator is, then, an attempt to transport Traveller's ethos and game systems almost directly to the Roman Empire in the 1 st and 2nd centuries AD. The Third Imperium becomes the Roman Empire, Regina becomes Alexandria, and goods like dried fruits or.

In the third part of a ground-breaking work was published, a work which was to make history, quite literally of our view of the world: Gerhard Mercator called it an "Atlas" and by doing so, christened a certain kind of book, which still today is a synonym for a bound set of maps as well as a comprehensive and generic term for a whole science.

A Week in Europe by Dylan Iorwerth, Mercator Media Project, Academi Gymreig and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A sphere-based version of Mercator is used by several web mapping sites.

The sphere's radius is equal to the WGS semimajor axis, meters. Two methods exist for emulating the Mercator projection used by the web services.

If the Mercator implementation supports spheroids (ellipsoids), the projected coordinate system must be based on. Mercator's map was a large planisphere, i.e.

a projection of the spherical Earth onto the plane. It was printed in eighteen separate sheets from copper plates engraved by Mercator himself. Each sheet measures 33×40 cm and, with a border of 2 cm, the complete map measures × cm. This mysterious book gave Mercator the centerpiece of his map: a massive rock located exactly at the pole, which he labels Rupus Nigra et Altissima, or “Black, Very High Cliff.”Author: Cara Giaimo.

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Will recommend it to anyone who is into orienteering and land navigation, and also those in the search and rescue field as a refreshing reading (the book is only 50 pages long and easy to carry in a /5(70). MERCATOR a été diffusé à plus de exemplaires depuis sa première édition, ce qui en fait l'ouvrage français de marketing le plus vendu.

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