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Volume 7, issue 1
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 7, 27-52, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-7-27-2016
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Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 7, 27-52, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-7-27-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  11 Mar 2016

11 Mar 2016

The western coast of Africa in Ptolemy's Geography and the location of his prime meridian

Christian Marx
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