skip to content
Deep sea, high mountain : stories based on the work and experience of the men who started the survey of the coast, and who ever since have studied land and sea to make charts for mariners and aviators Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Deep sea, high mountain : stories based on the work and experience of the men who started the survey of the coast, and who ever since have studied land and sea to make charts for mariners and aviators

Author: Elliott B Roberts
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
True stories illustrate the lives and major features of the work done by the members of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, a small government bureau.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott B Roberts
OCLC Number: 530062
Description: 275 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: A far-flung job --
A matter of ideals --
The framework comes first --
How far --
How high --
Where are the landmarks? --
How to get on soundings --
A new gateway is opened --
Feeling the ocean pulse --
Tracking the ocean streams --
Which way --
The pull of the earth --
When the earth quakes --
When the sea rages --
A problem in Eskimo land --
Glossary of terms --
Index of people and places.
Responsibility: by Elliott Roberts ; illustrated by Albert Orbaan.

Abstract:

True stories illustrate the lives and major features of the work done by the members of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, a small government bureau.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/530062>
library:oclcnum"530062"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/530062>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/149549513>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey."
schema:name"U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"1961"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1961"
schema:description"A far-flung job -- A matter of ideals -- The framework comes first -- How far -- How high -- Where are the landmarks? -- How to get on soundings -- A new gateway is opened -- Feeling the ocean pulse -- Tracking the ocean streams -- Which way -- The pull of the earth -- When the earth quakes -- When the sea rages -- A problem in Eskimo land -- Glossary of terms -- Index of people and places."@en
schema:description"True stories illustrate the lives and major features of the work done by the members of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, a small government bureau."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1542207>
schema:genre"Juvenile works"@en
schema:genre"Juvenile works."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Deep sea, high mountain : stories based on the work and experience of the men who started the survey of the coast, and who ever since have studied land and sea to make charts for mariners and aviators"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.