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Observations on Point Venus in the island of Otahitee [Otaheite/Tahiti], 1774-04-22 - 1774-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/59/2: 13r-15v

Scope and Contents

These include daily observations; Azimuths of the sun; lunar observations; observations for the line of collimation of the quadrant; observations for the latitude of Point Venus by Hadley’s Quadrant; observations for the dip of the needle; observations for the going of the clock; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; and observations for the latitude of Point Venus.


  • Creation: 1774-04-22 - 1774-05-10


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3 folio(s) (3 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Tahiti [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-09 16:47:09+00:00


Repository Details

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