La Condamine used his mathematical skills in a more roguish manner.
La Condamine also found time to study the caoutchouc tree, whose resin produced the amazing bouncing balls of the natives, and cinchona, the source of quinine.
The principality's local affairs (the administration of the four quarters of Monaco-Ville, La Condamine
, Monte Carlo, and Fontvieille) are directed by the Communal Council, which consists of 15 elected members and is presided over by the Mayor.
The first scientist to identify the actual cinchona tree in the wild, near Loja, was French botanist ,Joseph de Jussieu, who accompanied La Condamine
on his groundbreaking expedition to the New World.
40) Rejecting the Delambre-Mechain survey, the standard metre adopted by the International Commission on 22 June 1799 was based on the length of a pendulum beating seconds on the Equator as established by La Condamine
and his colleagues during the 1736-1742 expedition to Peru; this fell short of one-ten millionth the distance between the Equator and the North Pole: the actual distance was later found to be some 10,003,250 of the new metres.
The second, led by Charles-Marie de La Condamine
, would do the same at the equator near Quito, in what was then the viceroyalty of Peru.
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73530 Saint Jean d~Arves
French scientist Charles-Marie de La Condamine
led the first scientific expedition to South America in the spring of 1735, with the cooperation of Spanish authorities.
Restricted tender for a complete mission project management (diagnosis, sketch, APS, APD, PRO, ACT, VISA, DET, AOR) on rehabilitation work of a housing complex located at 19 rue la Condamine
Shifting mud banks make navigation along this shore particularly dangerous, as the French scientist Charles Marie de la Condamine
noted in 1745 when he sailed from Para to Cayenne in French Guyana.
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