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Little-Known Horologist Made Waves with His Revolutionary Chronometer - May 2018

The article "Little-Known Horologist Made Waves with His Revolutionary Chronometer" appeared in the May 2018 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
John Harrison (1693–1776) - a British clockmaker (and carpenter) whose extremely precise chronometer enabled seafarers to calculate longitude (also known as east-west axis) with a degree of accuracy that until then was unheard of.

Keywords
John Harrison, clock, marine chronometer

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