Reference numberCD/47
Alternative reference numberCD 558-587
TitleDocuments on the loan of apparatus from the Russian Government for measuring the African Geoditic Arc of Meridian, for the consideration of Council of the Royal Society
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.
Extent1 file; 38 items
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