He became a military engineer and geodesist and went to India in 1823 to take the Great Trigonometrical Survey of the sub-continent which William Lambton had begun in 1806.
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GTS stands for Great Trigonometrical Survey
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Chapter 4, 'Gluing It All Together' takes us from the Plains of India and the Great Trigonometrical Survey, to indulging in the "endless pleasure to be derived from continuing Alfred Wegener's work in fitting the continents back together".
Negotiating the Landscape Before proceeding, however, it is important to emphasize the ideological importance of the Great Trigonometrical Survey as a combined body of cartographic and documentary texts.