by SoopSoop 14 Jul 2008 09:56
The measurement of latitude was developed by Sir Harold Latimer by appointment to the Queen, in response to the growing need for ever-accurate maps in order to study and explore the new world. Public reception of his work was unanimously positive.

Jealous of his colleagues success, Dr Windstein of Kings College, London, spent long hours studying the equations, finding that by simply turning key numbers in the equations at right angles, the lines were diverted - thereby developing Longitude.

However, the publics reception of longitude was ambivilent at best; the novelty of imaginary geographic evenly-spaced lines having worn slightly thin in the interceding months.

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