|Title||Paper 'A proposal for the measurement of the earth in Russia' [read by Joseph Nicholas De Lisle]|
|Description||Consists of a printed copy of the proposal and a translation.|
Read at a meeting of the Academy of Sciences of St Petersbourg on 21 January 1737 by by M de L'Isle, first professor of Astronomy.
Translated from the French printed at St Petersbourg.
Subject: Physics / Exploration
Printed copy was given by Cromwell Mortimer to the Royal Society on 16 June 1737.
Read to the Royal Society on 23 June 1737.
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0008|
Version printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 445, p 27 (1737)
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8055||Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)||c 1699 - 1752|
|NA8375||Lisle; Joseph Nicholas De (1688 - 1768)||1688 - 1768|