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Barrow, John, Sir, 1764 - 1848 (1st Baronet, Secretary of the Admiralty)

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Mark Watt on improvements in the construction of compasses, 1827

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/43: 536-544
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding the effect of magnetic variation on the mariner's compass, the use of magnetic variation to establish longitude and the cause of magnetic variation.
Dates: 1827
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