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Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude (1998)

18th century British clock maker and carpenter John Harrison invents a marine chronometer that allows ships to calculate longitude while at sea, preventing numerous shipwrecks, some of them involving the British Navy.

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Peter Jones

Writers:

David Axlerod (as David R. Axlerod), Dava Sobel (based on a book by)
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Credited cast:
Patrick Malahide ... John Harrison
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Richard Dreyfuss ... Narrator
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18th century British clock maker and carpenter John Harrison invents a marine chronometer that allows ships to calculate longitude while at sea, preventing numerous shipwrecks, some of them involving the British Navy.

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Official Sites:

NOVA [United States]

Country:

UK | USA | Sweden

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A tengereken bolyongva: a hosszúsági fok nyomában See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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