|Title||Translation, 'A proposal for the measurement of the earth in Russia' by [Joseph Nicholas] de l'Isle|
|Description||Paper 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 description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0008|
Version printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 445, p 27 (1737)
|Related records in the catalogue||CLP/2/39|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8055||Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)||c 1699 - 1752|
|NA8375||Lisle; Joseph Nicholas De (1688 - 1768)||1688 - 1768|
|NA5443||Stack; Thomas (- 1756)|| - 1756|