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Durham

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter and proposal from [George] Lindesay, 1826-01-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 356-358
Scope and Contents On a method of finding latitude and longitude at sea in fog by two bearings of the sun, using a fog compass and a chronometer.
Dates: 1826-01-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from George Lindesay to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-12-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 344-345
Scope and Contents Concerning a method of finding the time at sea without the latitude, and a method of finding the longitude by a lunar altitude. The letter includes a printed page outlining his method for longitude.
Dates: 1827-12-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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