Pierre Bouguer

1698 - 1758

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Pierre Bouguer was a French surveyor who took part in an expedition to South America to calculate the size of a degree of latitude.
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Honours awarded to Pierre Bouguer
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Fellow of the Royal Society1750
Lunar featuresCrater Bouguer
Planetary featuresCrater Bouguer on Mars

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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