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Astronomical observations made between St Helen’s and Rio [de] Janeiro, 1794-10-09 - 1795-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 82-97r

Scope and Contents

The observations begin with a note on receiving the four timekeepers from William Wales, and on their rate. Included are observations taken at St Helens; at Drake’s Island, Plymouth Sound; at Torbay and Cawsand Bay; at Sancta Cruz Bay in Tenerife; and observation taken on board the ship while at sea.


  • Creation: 1794-10-09 - 1795-05-03


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16 folio(s) (16 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Plymouth Sound [subject]

Original geographic information

Rio de Janeiro [subject]

Original geographic information

Saint Helens [subject]

Original geographic information

Tenerife [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-12 15:32:00+00:00

Repository Details

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