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Correspondence on the Rhodesia Geodetic Survey, 1897 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/101

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the Geodetic Survey of Rhodesia, including correspondence between D. Gill and Earl Grey on the initiation and general progress of the survey; a letter from the Acting Administrator, Salisbury, to Gill (fos 121-122), giving instructions for the primary triangulation to be carried out; correspondence with the Surveyor-General, Salisbury, 1897-1900 (fos 153-310); and correspondence with the British South Africa Company, 1897-1900 (fos 311-781).


  • Creation: 1897 - 1900


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25 folder(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:30:59+00:00

Includes index.


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