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Reference numberCD/47
Alternative reference numberCD 558-587
LevelFile
TitleDocuments on the loan of apparatus from the Russian Government for measuring the African Geoditic Arc of Meridian, for the consideration of the Royal Society's Council
Date1903-1909
DescriptionPapers regarding the loan of a geodetic standard bar from the Russian Government, for use measuring the geodetic arc along the 30th meridian from the Zambesi river to Lake Tanganyika, Africa. Correspondence from 1908-9 deals with the return of the instruments to St Petersburg, and the investigation after they arrived in Russia damaged.
Extent38 items
FormatManuscript
Typescript
Typescript copy
Access statusOpen
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