Pierre Bouguer

1698 - 1758

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Pierre Bouguer was a French surveyor who took part in an expedition to South America to calculate the size of a degree of latitude.
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List of References (6 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Pierre Bouguer
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Fellow of the Royal Society1750
Lunar featuresCrater Bouguer
Planetary featuresCrater Bouguer on Mars


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