La Condamine


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Condamine, La:

see MonacoMonaco
, officially Principality of Monaco, independent principality (2015 est. pop. 38,000), c.370 acres (150 hectares), on the Mediterranean Sea, an enclave within Alpes-Maritimes dept., SE France, near the Italian border.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

La Condamine

 

a city and port in Monaco, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, located in a small bay, between the rocky Capes of Monaco and Monte Carlo. Population, approximately 10,000.

La Condamine is a health resort and tourist center. Monaco’s principal commercial institutions and industrial enterprises are concentrated in La Condamine, including a brewery; a mill; clothing, weaving, and candy factories; a shipyard; a printing shop; and enterprises producing souvenirs.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Two of the brightest, wittiest men to grace Parisian salons volunteered for the expeditions: La Condamine and Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis.
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El caso de los Andes no fue distinto, cientificos que llegaron mas tarde como La Condamine, Jorge Juan, Antonio de Ulloa y el cartografo real, Cosme Bueno, realizaron algunos viajes exploratorios y describieron el territorio peruano.
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