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Acts relating to the formation of the Board of Longitude and the proposal of a reward for the discovery of an accurate method of finding longitude at sea, 1713 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 10-95

Scope and Contents

There are Supplementary Acts regarding navigation and surveying the chief ports and headlands of Great Britain and Ireland; John Harrison and his chronometer; and discovering a northern passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and for making a journey to the North Pole.


  • 1713 - 1821

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86 folio(s) (86 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Arctic Ocean [subject]

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Atlantic Ocean [subject]

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Ireland [subject]

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Pacific Ocean [subject]

Finding aid date

2011-11-24 15:51:18+00:00


Repository Details

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