Stuff You Missed in History Class


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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

The Discovery of Longitude

August 13th, 2014

Episode 686 of 1015 episodes

People have known how to find their north-south position even before we had the idea of “latitude."" But once people lost sight of land, they didn’t have reliable way of figuring out how far east or west they’d gone – how to measure their longitude.

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