Surveying for Archæologists.1 V

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Why the Measurement of Altitude is Necessary. T T is now time to enter more into detail on a point to which reference has already been made, as it is one of great importance to all British archaeologists, as Britain lies in a mid-latitude. If a star or the sun did not rise or set every day in Britain as happens at the poles, or rose and set vertically, as happens at the equator, the height of the horizon would not come into play.

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LOCKYER, N. Surveying for Archæologists.1 V. Nature 78, 571–574 (1908) doi:10.1038/078571a0

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