Lost at Sea: The Search For Longitude | 1998

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Documentary about the search for longitude by John Harrison, an 18th century English clock maker, who toiled for decades before inventing the chronometer, which remains the basis for most modern forms of navigation ...more

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Documentary about the search for longitude by John Harrison, an 18th century English clock maker, who toiled for decades before inventing the chronometer, which remains the basis for most modern forms of navigation. Features footage of an expedition on a period sailing vessel as it journeys to the open ocean, demonstrating the life and death importance of finding longitude at sea.

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