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Papers on magnetic observations, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/111

Scope and Contents

Comparisons of magnetic observations from Greenwich, St Helena and Paris from 1580 to 1870.

Correspondence and notes concerning the magnetic observations of the Arctic expedition, 1875-1876, by Staff-Commander E.W. Creak of the Royal Navy, 1879.

Copies of articles by William Ellis, assistant, 1880, concerning the magnetic storm of August 1880, which were sent to 'Nature' for publication.


  • 1879 - 1880

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:43:04+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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