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Geodesy

 

photo of the Parthenon on a sunny dayThe specific study to define the shape of the earth is called Geodesy. The word Geodesy is from the Greek words Geo (earth) and Daisia (to divide). Geodesists have measured and calculated the ellipsoid (mathematical figure of the earth) parameters for 200 years.

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