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Sketches of islands 'discovered', rough calculations and tables, 1791 - 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/62: 71*r-150v

Scope and Contents

Set of rough astronomical calculations, with tables, notes, and sketches of islands ‘discovered’; the islands are unnamed, although reference points are sometimes given, such as ‘Island A’ [RGO 14/62: 141*v], or ‘Bay at C’ [RGO 14/62: 79v]. Interspersed among the notes are occasional doodles by Gooch [RGO 14/62: 88v], [RGO 14/62: 124r], and translations of [Polynesian] words [RGO 14/62: 124r], [RGO 14/62: 126-127], [RGO 14/62: 141*v].
Some pages are inverted in the volume.


  • Creation: 1791 - 1792


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93 folio(s) (93 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Falkland Islands [subject]

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Hawaiian Islands [subject]

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London [subject]

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Madrid [subject]

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Marquises, Îles [subject]

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Rio de Janeiro [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-12-10 14:25:01+00:00

Repository Details

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