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Astronomical observations taken at sea, while anchored and on shore, 1772-06-29 - 1774-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/57/1: 1r-79r

Scope and Contents

The observation book is divided into two series, the first of which consists of records of the main astronomical observations taken by Bayly during the voyage. Bayly recorded his observations on a daily basis, and often distinguished observations made on shore from those at sea by adding brief headings.


  • Creation: 1772-06-29 - 1774-07-18


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79 folio(s) (79 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2012-07-06 17:07:08+00:00

Repository Details

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