Record

Reference numberCLP/2/34
LevelFile
TitlePaper,'Account of an echo' by Robert Moray
Date1662
DescriptionAt a meeting of the Royal Society on 3 December 1662, Robert Moray reported that he got a trumpeter at a low ground, A, facing toward C, a house built of stone, to play eight semibreves for about ten seconds. The first echo appeared to come from between B, a rocky precipice, and C; the second one from around D, a church; and the third echo from between D and E, another church. F is the head of the lake, and H, the ‘fair house’ at Rosneath, outside Glasgow.

Subject: Acoustics
LanguageEnglish
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialMS/776/253
MS/92/043
RBC/1/266
Related records in the catalogueRBC/1/61
RBO/2ii/8
RBO/2i/10
CLP/2/34/1
CLP/2/34/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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