||Early life -- The Cape -- The shape of the earth -- Notes about the Cape -- Later years -- Paradox resolved.
||This is a comprehensive biography of one of the greatest and most careful observational astronomers of all time. Nicolas-Louis De La Caille mapped the southern sky and named many of the constellations. In addition, he contributed to geodesy, navigation, and celestial mechanics.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-184) and index.|
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