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Kerguélen, Îles

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Kerguelen Island Station Journal, 1874-05-23 - 1875-07-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 59/71
Scope and Contents

The journal kept by the Revd S.J. Perry for the observing party at Kerguelen Island in the southern Indian Ocean during the 1874 Transit of Venus Expedition.

Dates: 1874-05-23 - 1875-07-01
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).
 Sub-Series

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...
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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Port Palliser Station Journal, 1874-08-31 - 1875-05-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 59/75
Scope and Contents

The journal kept by the observing party at Port Palliser, Kerguelen Islands, during the 1874 Transit of Venus Expedition.

Dates: 1874-08-31 - 1875-05-17
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).