Reference numberCLP/9ii/2
TitlePaper, 'Observations of the varyation of the needle in sayling from the coast of Brasile by the Cape of Good Hope to Bantam, extracted out of the journalls of Captaine John Davis, and Captaine Wm [William] Mynors' by Henry Phillippes
DescriptionObservations of the variation of the magnetic needle when sailing from the coast of Brazil by the Cape of Good Hope to Bantam [Banten, Java, Indonesia] in both 1607 and 1641. Captain Davis collected his data in 1607, Captain Mynors in 1641. Includes short account of the magnetic variation as well as data on variation based on longitude and a map recording the location of each data point.

Subject: Magnetism / Navigation

Read to the Royal Society on 16 May 1666.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/9ii/3
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