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Fließer, Josef Calasanz Flinserl

Fligely, August von


Fligely, August von, b. Janow (Poland), Sept. 26, 1810, d. Vienna, April 12, 1879, cartographer, Field Marshal Lieutenant, 1853-1872 director of the military geographical institute in Vienna. Heralded a new era in Austrian cartography and initiated the (3rd) topographical survey, which served for the compilation of a systematic special map of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy in 1869. F. is known as the founder of the theory of arc measurement and modernized the technique of drawing maps. Cape F. in Franz-Joseph-Land and the F.-fjord in Greenland are named after him.


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