Charles Marie de La Condamine

1701 - 1774

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Charles-Marie La Condamine was a French mathematician and surveyor who took part in an expedition to South America to measure a degree of latitude.
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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Letter of La Condamine to the Royal Society of London

Honours awarded to Charles-Marie de La Condamine
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Fellow of the Royal Society1748
Lunar featuresCrater La Condamine
Paris street namesRue La Condamine (17th Arrondissement)

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  1. Académie Française (in French)

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