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Bahamas

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on gravity surveys, 1928 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/83
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding various gravity surveys, including the Miller (Ottawa Observatory) Survey of gravity measurements at different national observatories, with the results, 1928-1929; the magnetic and gravity survey cruise off the Western Isles of Scotland, 1931; the United States Gravity Survey of the Bahamas, 1931; a report of the Committee for Geodesy and Geodynamics, 1930, concerning pendulum observations at various gravity stations in England; and a copy of a plan of the position...
Dates: 1928 - 1933
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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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

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
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 concerning the transport of chronometers to Mr De Mayne of HMS Kangaroo, Jamaica, 1822-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 36
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-02-23
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 Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the conveyance of a timekeeper to Mr De Mayne, 1822-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 40
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence between the Admiralty Office and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, requesting the loan of chronometers for H M Ships. The principal recipient is John Pond; the principal correspondent is John Barrow. Other correspondents include John Croker, Richard S. Dundas, G. Smith, John Franklin and Sir William Edward Parry.

Dates: 1822-03-28
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).