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Indian Ocean

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Computations of lunar distances in a voyage, 1772-06-07 - 1772-11-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 41-69
Scope and Contents Computations relating to a voyage on an unknown ship (possibly an East Indiaman); handwritten onto printed observation tables. Entries are intermittent and cover days in June (approaching the Cape of Good Hope from the Indian Ocean), October (in the Atlantic Ocean) and November (in the mouth of the Straits of Dover). After folio 49 the remaining tables are blank.
Dates: 1772-06-07 - 1772-11-19
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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Miscellaneous meteorological papers, 1884 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/131
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers, 1888-1889Index sheet, 1889.Index sheet, 1888.Letter to W.G. King from H.C. Fox, 1888.Unsigned and undated memorandum [1888].Letter from W. Ellis to H.C. Fox replying to his letter, 1888.Letter from the R.M. College, Kingston, Ontario, and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter from W. Hoshen Richards regarding droughts and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter regarding cup...
Dates: 1884 - 1904
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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NS II Geographical distribution and species-59 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.4: 72r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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NS II Means of distribution-174 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 177r
Scope and Contents It might be worth while to measure in Pacific & Indian Oceans how far land which we know has sunk latley by coral reefs - helps distribution of beings - 18
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Papers on transit of Venus, 1870 - 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/275
Scope and Contents Reports and charts on the stations for the transit of Venus, 1874. The reports include miscellaneous information on Egypt; the topography of New Zealand around Christchurch; the meteorology of New Zealand; the advantages of the province of Otago; the differences of longitudes in New Zealand; the longitude of Wellington; the advantage of Hobart Town; the topography and meteorology of Kerguelen Island; and the topography of Prince Edward and Crozet Islands and of the Sandwich Islands. The charts...
Dates: 1870 - 1882
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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