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North America

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Galapagos Insects, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B7
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Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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Latitudes and longitudes of places visited in the voyages of the Thetis, 1794-1797, and the Pallas, 1805, under Captain Lord Cochrane, 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 177r-215r
Scope and Contents A set of calculations of the latitudes and longitudes of places visited on voyages of the two ships, compiled by the astronomer William Garrard. The entries for the voyages form a continuous run; the Pallas voyage entries begin on folio 198r but are differentiated from those of the Thetis only by date. An index of the places mentioned is provided [RGO 14/67: 214v-215r]. These include (in order): North Bergen, the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Bermuda, Pennsylvania,...
Dates: 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05
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Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Contest under Lieutenant Charles English, 1826-05-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 335
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Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-05-05
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Letter concerning chronometer No. 777 by Barraud, 1822-02-21

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 35
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Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-02-21
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NS I Chap 4-6 Note, 1853-12-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 5-6
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NS I Chap 4-17 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 32r
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Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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NS I Chap 4-25 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 40
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Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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NS I Chap 4-47 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 62r
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Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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NS I Chap 7-68 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 66r
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Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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NS I Chap 7-82 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 83r
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Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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NS I Continental Extensions-5 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: D16
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At Glacial period, when Vaccinium &c got to top of W Indian islds - land probably almost continuous


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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NS I Glacial Period-25 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E34r
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The contests between productions of N & S hemispheres…


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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Papers on geodesy, 1874 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/145
Scope and Contents (1) Papers relating to the North American BoundaryCorrespondence with C. Frodsham and Co. concerning clocks by Lindsay Russell on trial at the Royal Observatory, 1874.(2) Papers relating to the North American Boundary west of Lake in the WoodsCorrespondence with Captain L. Anderson, Royal Engineers, concerning the determination of the 49th Parallel and the methods to be used, with a map of the area, a memorandum of progress and the Astronomer Royal's...
Dates: 1874 - 1895
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Unrelated pages of entries from a voyage [of the Thetis?], 1795 - 1797

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 13r-14r
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Three inserted pages of entries which may relate to a voyage of the HMS Thetis in 1795-1797. These concern the latitude and longitude of Memory Rock (Maninilla Reef), St. David’s Head, Bermuda, George Town, North Rock, South West Breaker, Little Bird Rock, Nantucket Shoal, Block Island, Newport, Martha’s Vineyard, and Montuck Point [RGO 14/64: 13r-14r]. For further calculations relating to the Thetis voyage, see also [RGO 14/67: 177r-215r].

Dates: 1795 - 1797