Reference numberCLP/2/39a
TitleTranslation, 'A proposal for the measurement of the earth in Russia' by [Joseph Nicholas] de l'Isle
DescriptionPaper by de l'Isle regarding a method using triangles for measuring the Russian landmass. The paper was read at a meeting of the Academy of Sciences of St Petersburg [Russia] on 21 January 1737. Original printed version in French found at CLP/2/39.

Subject: Physics / Geography

Published in English in Philosophical Transactions as 'A proposal for the measurement of the earth in Russia, read at a meeting of the Academy of Sciences of St. Petersbourg, Jan. 21. 1737. by Mr Jos. Nic. de L'Isle, first professor of astronomy, and F. R. S.'

Communicated by Cromwell Mortimer. Translated by Thomas Stack. Translation read to the Royal Society on 23 June 1737.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0008
Version printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 445, p 27 (1737)
Related records in the catalogueCLP/2/39
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
NA8375Lisle; Joseph Nicholas De (1688 - 1768)1688 - 1768
NA5443Stack; Thomas (- 1756) - 1756
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