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Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler (1770-1843)

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Mathématicien, astronome, cartographe. - Elève du scientifique Johann Georg Tralles à la Hole Schule de Berne, il s'intéressa à la mensuration du territoire suisse par triangulation et fût chargé en 1798 du cadastre suisse, entreprise abandonnée après l'effondrement de la République hélvétique. - Emigré aux Etats-Unis en 1805, il est chargé en 1807 de mettre en place l'US Coast Survey, projet qu'il ne reprendra qu'en 1832, après l'échec du levé cotier entrepris par la Marine. - Sous sa direction, et avec de nouveaux instruments, l'US Coast Survey cartographie plus de 8000 mille carrés
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  • Comparison of weights and measures of length and capacity, reported to the Senate of the United States,... by Ferd. Rod. Hassler,...

    Material description : In-8° , IV-122 p., pl.
    Note : Note : Public documents printed by order of the Senate of the United States. 1st session of the XXIId congress. N° 168
    Edition : 1832 Washington printed by D. Green

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30580080c]
  • Translation from the German of the memoirs of Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler, by Emil Zschokke... With supplementary documents... [Preface by R. L. Hassler Norris.]

    Material description : In-18, 561 p.
    Edition : 1882 Nice impr. de Vve E. Gauthier

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30580081q]
  • Translation from the German of the Memoirs of Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler ["Ingenieur F. R. Hassler, von Aarau"], by Emil Zschokke, published in Aarau, Switzerland, 1877 ; with supplementary documents published 1882

    Material description : In-8° , 562 p.
    Note : Note : Traduit par Mrs. R. L. Hassler Norris, qui signe la préface
    Edition : 1882 Nice printing office V.-E. Gauthier

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb31692107k]
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  • Documents by this author : Comparison of weights and measures of length and capacity, reported to the Senate of the United States / by Ferd. Rod. Hassler,1832
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