Reference numberCLP/9ii/16
TitlePaper, 'A catalogue of observations of the variation of the compass between the Lizard and Cape Passero in Sicily' by Henry Wilson
DescriptionSeries of observations of the magnetic needle variation taken from 12 June to 6 November [1722?] during a journey from the Lizard in Cornwall to Cape Passero in Sicily, aboard his Majesty's ship Barfleur, by Command of Sir George Bying.

Subject: Magnetism / Navigation

Read to the Royal Society on 14 March 1723.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
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