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Reference numberCLP/8ii/32
LevelItem
TitlePaper, description and use of an instrument for taking the latitude of a place at any time of the day by Richard Graham
Date1731
DescriptionOriginal figure and engraved figure of instrument attached
The necessity of finding the latitude a ship is in, is too well known to be insisted on. Frequent opportunities of observing the latitude must consequently be of very great great advantage to navigation.
Read to the Royal Society on 9 December 1731
Subject: Instrument / Navigation / Astronomy
LanguageEnglish
Extent11p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1733.0063
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 38, no 435, p 450
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5802Graham; Richard (1693 - 1749)1693 - 1749
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