Reference numberCD/46
Alternative reference numberCD 533-557
TitleDocuments on the African Geodetic Arc of Meridian, for the consideration of Council of the Royal Society
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.
Extent1 file; 28 items
Access statusOpen
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