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Observations on Point Venus in the island of Otahitee [Otaheite/Tahiti], 1773-08-26 - 1773-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/59/2: 9r-10r

Scope and Contents

These include daily observations; observations of the moon’s distance from the sun; observations on the dip of the magnetic needle; observations for the variation of the compass; observations on the tides; observations for the going of the two clocks; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; and observations for the latitude of Point Venus.


  • Creation: 1773-08-26 - 1773-08-31


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Tahiti [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-09 15:48:56+00:00


Repository Details

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