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Struve, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm, 1793 - 1864 (astronomer)

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Papers on geodetic surveys, 1855 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/420
Scope and Contents Papers relating to geodetic surveys, including a map and calculations of the British Isles showing trigonometrical bases; a printed 'Report of the progress of the Ordnance Survey and Topographical Depot, to the 31 December 1858'; a photograph of Lt. Colonel James R.E.; an extract from a printed work, including sections on the description of instruments used for the triangulation of Great Britain, the reduction of observations and the observations of the principal triangulations; a list of...
Dates: 1855 - 1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on geodetic surveys and longitudes, 1836 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/417
Scope and Contents Material concerning work on the geodetic surveys and longitudes in Britain, Europe and India. The papers include two maps of triangulations in Ireland (one on a smaller scale); a plan of principal triangles in Britain; a map of triangulations in Germany; a sketch of triangulations at Royston, Bedfordshire; calculations to find the latitude and longitude of Ben Lomond; triangulations in Scotland and on the Shetland Isles; disturbances of gravity of Shanklin Down, Isle of Wright, with a list...
Dates: 1836 - 1848
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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