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History of the Cape Observatory, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 41/3a

Scope and Contents

'A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope' by Sir David Gill (London: H.M.S.O.), containing sections on staff, instruments and results, with photographs and illustrations. In the inside pocket at the back of the volume is a 'Diagram of the Geodetic Triangulation of South Africa' and a 'Plan of the Royal Observatory. Cape of Good Hope'.


  • Creation: 1913


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

RGO 41/3b is another copy.

Finding aid date

2007-03-29 09:51:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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