Description: Quite remarkable that someone would calculate the dimensions of planet Earth over a thousand years (!) before most people realized that the Earth is, in fact, a sphere and that Earth is, in fact, a planet.
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Created by: Thomas McGuire Added: 2005-09-01
Earth Science (Astronomy) Views: 2439
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