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Observations made at Fort Venus in Matavai Bay, Otaheite [Tahiti], 1773-08-26 - 1773-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/57: 46r-47r

Scope and Contents

The observations begin with a note on setting up his observatory and equipment on shore. They include observations for the going of the clocks; reductions of the rate of Watch No. 1 from comparisons with Clock (B); observations on the tides; observed azimuths and amplitudes; and observations of the depression of the magnetic needle.


  • Creation: 1773-08-26 - 1773-09-01


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Matavai Baie de [subject]

Original geographic information

Tahiti [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-11 14:19:52+00:00

Repository Details

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