Theolodite

Title

Theolodite

Subject

Optics

Description

An optical instrument used to measure angles in surveying, meteorology, and navigation. The earliest theodolite consisted of a small mounted telescope that rotated horizontally and vertically. Washington and Lee taught surveying in the mid-19th century

Source

Property of the W&L Physics & Engineering Department

Files

http://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/2253/archive/files/3baf1d343f76515e8fac43e2fbe59359.jpg

Citation

“Theolodite,” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed November 19, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/210.