Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Miscellaneous material relating to geodesy and geodynamics, including a report on terrestrial magnetism and atmospheric electricity work at Greenwich and Abinger, 1927-1929; reports and notes to members of the Committee for Geodesy and Geodynamics, 1928 and 1930; correspondence regarding the possibility of establishing a permanent Department of Geodesy and Geophysics at Cambridge University; and a copy of the International Association of Geodesy 'Rapport du Secrétaire Perpétuel', 1909.
Papers relating to the British Geodetic Survey, including a map of the Shetland stations; a paper by Airy on 'Curvature Excess', sent to the 'Philosophical Magazine and Journal'; calculations relating to a falling body in a mine shaft; and a copy of the Australian Colonies Government Bill.
Material concerning work with the Geodetic Zenith Sector for the trigonometrical survey of the United Kingdom. There are observations of stars with the zenith sector; papers on adjustments and equipment alterations to the instruments; sketches of instruments; zenith distances; proceedings of the Royal Astronomical Society; and a map of principal triangles in the United Kingdom. There is also correspondence with T.W. Colby, W. Denison, W. Yolland, W. Simms, J. Hornby and D.J.F. Arago.
Minutes of meetings of the Sub-committee for Geodesy and Oceonography of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, including draft minutes of a meeting to discuss tidal stations, 1936; a report on the 'National Responsibilities for Geodetic Work', 1939; general correspondence concerning meetings; and a report titled 'The International Association of Geodesy and its relation to the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics'.
A map titled 'Carte de l'Europe' inside a case marked 'Geodetic Map of Europe'. The map is a political map of Europe on which triangulations have been indicated.
A map showing triangulations undertaken over Europe.