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Great Trigonometric Survey - Project organized by the British organization "Survey of India" in the 19thcentury, which aimed to explore and demarcation of India, at the time of the British colonies. Its director was initially William Lambton and later, George Everest. Other scientific contributions during this project was the first accurate measurement of the arc of longitud section and for measurements of the geodesic anomaly of the Earth. In addition, he brought forward the first expeditions of exploration of the Himalayas and the Karakoram, measuring and baptizing some of the world's highest mountains, including Everest, K2 and Kanchenjunga.
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Origin of the term - Spanish.
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Synonyms - Related words or with the same meaning: Himalayas, mountaineering, climbing.
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