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  • His work Eratosthenes Batavus, published in 1617, describes the method and gives as the result of his operations between Alkmaar and Bergen-opZoom a degree of the meridian equal to 55,100 toises =117,449 yds.
  • These generally range between 500 and 3000 toises, or 3000 and 20,000 English feet.
  • The highest which they measured was Newton, 3727 toises, or 24,000 ft.
  • Ducarla, published his La France consideree da p s les dijferentes hauteurs de ses plaines (1791), upon which equidistant contours at intervals of 16 toises found a place.
 
 

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