The mapmaker's wife: a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon 9780786741847, 0786741848

A Sunday in 1769 -- Not quite round -- A daughter of Peru -- The mapmakers -- Voyage to Quito -- Measuring the baseline

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The mapmaker's wife: a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
 9780786741847, 0786741848

Table of contents :
A Sunday in 1769 --
Not quite round --
A daughter of Peru --
The mapmakers --
Voyage to Quito --
Measuring the baseline --
High-altitude science --
Death in the afternoon --
Marriage in Quito --
Down the Amazon --
A continent apart --
Lost on the Bobonaza --
Into the jungle --
Deliverance --
Saint Amand.

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