Papers on the Cape-Aden longitude, 1879 - 1883
Scope and Contents
Correspondence of David Gill and related papers regarding the determination of the Cape-Aden longitude. The correspondence includes letters on the need for a determination of Aden's longitude, the delays caused by lines being brought down and political problems. There are also many telegrams exchanged between T. Maclear and D. Gill regarding delays caused by bad weather. The volume ends with a number of Admiralty charts of harbours and estuaries on the east coast of Africa. There is an index at the beginning of the volume.
- 1879 - 1883
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- From the Series: Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope (Organization)
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