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Astronomical observations for determining the latitude of the ship, and her longitude, 1794-10-11 - 1797-05-16

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 120-133

Scope and Contents

Observations made on board HMS Providence for determining the latitude and longitude by Mr Earnshaw's three watches and by Mr Arnold's watch. The observations end with an account of the shipwreck [RGO 14/68: 133].

Dates

  • 1794-10-11 - 1797-05-16

Creator

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Extent

14 folio(s) (14 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Crosley, John

Original geographic information

Hawaii [subject]

Original geographic information

Japan [subject]

Original geographic information

Macau [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-17 16:41:52+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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