Record

Reference numberCD/46
Alternative reference numberCD 533-557
LevelFile
TitleDocuments on the African Geoditic Arc of Meridian, for the consideration of the Royal Society's Council
Date1904-1909
DescriptionPapers and correspondence, planning and funding work to measure a geodetic arc along the 30th meridian in Africa. Predominantly features letters from David Gill, Chairman of the Royal Society's Geodetic Arc Committee, George Darwin and Leonard Darwin, and the Foreign Office.
Extent28 items
FormatManuscript
Typescript
Access statusOpen
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