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Observations taken on Drakes Isle on Plymouth Sound, 1772-06-29 - 1772-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/57: 1v-2v

Scope and Contents

The observations begin with a note on the going of the astronomical clock and on Mr Arnold’s watch. Included are observations of equal altitudes observed with an astronomical quadrant by Bird; observations for finding the latitude; comparisons of Mr Arnold’s Watch No. 2 with the astronomical clock; transits of the moon and stars over the meridian; and observations on the west variation of the meridian.


  • Creation: 1772-06-29 - 1772-07-09


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2 folio(s) (2 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Drake's Island [subject]

Original geographic information

Plymouth Sound [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-11 11:10:39+00:00

Repository Details

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