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King George Sound

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Astronomical observations made in Princess Royal Harbour, 1801-12-12 - 1802-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 139v-141v
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The observations form a continuous run, with occasional headings based on location (reproduced here).

Dates: 1801-12-12 - 1802-01-01
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).
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Copy of the HMS Investigator’s comparison book for the timekeepers, 1801-10-31 - 1802-08-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/66/2: 4v-27
Scope and Contents

Containing tables of comparison relating to timekeepers A82, A176, A1736, E520 and E543.

Dates: 1801-10-31 - 1802-08-10
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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Log entries for December 1801 and early January 1802, 1801-12-05 - 1802-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 15r-20v
Scope and Contents

Daily log entries, travelling from the Cape of Good Hope towards the south west coast of New Holland, and in King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour. Includes a set of observations made in Princess Royal Harbour, with accounts of the rates of the timekeepers and of the tides [RGO 14/64: 17r-20v].

Dates: 1801-12-05 - 1802-01-04
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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Lunar observations taken in Princess Royal Harbour by Captain Flinders, 1801 - 1802

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 72-74
Scope and Contents

With reductions by means of the timekeepers.

Dates: 1801 - 1802
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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Observations, 1801-12-12 - 1802-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 15-16
Scope and Contents

Set of observations taken by Flinders, with reference made to Princess Royal Harbour (King George Sound), Port Jackson, New Holland, Port Phillip, and Kangaroo Island. Originally enclosed in a letter from Flinders to Nevil Maskelyne [RGO 14/68: 17-18].

Dates: 1801-12-12 - 1802-05-12
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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Observations for the variation and dip of the magnetic needle, 1801 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/65: 127v-148v
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Made in HMS Investigator during a voyage of discovery to the South Sea in the years 1801-1805.

Dates: 1801 - 1805
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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Observations made along the southwest coast of New Holland, from King George Sound eastward, 1802-01-05 - 1802-05-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 142r-162r
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The observations form a continuous run, with occasional headings based on location (reproduced here).

Dates: 1802-01-05 - 1802-05-09
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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Observations made at Princess Royal Harbour, 1801-12-12 - 1801-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/65: 15v-17r
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Made in HMS Investigator on a voyage of discovery to the South Sea in the years 1801-1805.

Dates: 1801-12-12 - 1801-12-31
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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Observations made from King George Sound towards Port Lincoln, 1802-01-05 - 1802-03-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/65: 17v-28r
Scope and Contents

Includes observations at Bay No. 1, D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Nuyts Land and at Port Lincoln.

Dates: 1802-01-05 - 1802-03-04
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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Observations on seawater (temperature, gravity and tides), 1801 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/65: 149r-154r
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Made in HMS Investigator during a voyage of discovery to the South Sea in the years 1801-1805.

Dates: 1801 - 1805
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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Recalculations of lunar distances, 1801-07 - 1801-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 209v-211r
Scope and Contents

Recalculations of observations taken in various locations including Princess Royal Harbour and Madeira, 1801.

Dates: 1801-07 - 1801-12
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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Summaries of observations made between December 1801 and July 1802, 1801-12-12 - 1802-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 55v-60v
Scope and Contents

Includes accounts of the rates and errors of the timekeepers by Earnshaw and Arnold, and summaries of observations to determine longitude made in Princess Royal Harbour, at Bay 10, in Port Phillip Bay and at Cattle Point on the east side of Sydney Cove, Port Jackson.

Dates: 1801-12-12 - 1802-07-18
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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