Reference numberCLP/20/35/1
TitlePaper, 'A way of sounding the depth of the sea without a line; and of bringing up water from any depth' by Robert Hooke
Date30 September 1663
DescriptionDiscusses Robert Hooke's invention for sounding the sea without a long line, using instead a ball sunk to the bottom of the sea by a weight which is released as soon as it touches the sea-floor and returns to the surface.

Subject: Oceanography
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1666.0009
Diagram from this paper printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (1666)
Related records in the catalogueCLP/20/35/3
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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