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Which natural phenomenon was employed in ancient times to estimate the heights of objects?

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  • 2 months ago
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    Shadows cast by the sun.

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  • 2 months ago

    None. They instead compared them to other objects and naturally created units. It all fell into place after that

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The fact that light travels in straight lines. 

    They used sunlight casting shadows on the ground, 

    and estimated the angle from that point to the top of the object.

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  • 2 months ago

    Cubite, stones, hands. It dependson which culture

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