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Reference numberCLP/9ii/31
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'The use of a new azimuth compass for finding the variation of the compass or magnetic needle at sea, with greater ease and exactness, than by any ever yet contrived for that purpose' by Captain Christopher Middleton
Date[1739]
DescriptionMiddleton describes how to create a new azimuth compass to aid in finding the variation of the magnetic needle whilst at sea.

Subject: Navigation / Magnetism

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The use of a nem azimuth compass for finding the variation of the compass or magnetic needle at sea, with greater ease and exactness than by any ever yet contriv’d for that purpose'.

Read to the Royal Society on 7 June 1739.
LanguageEnglish
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0068
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 450, p 395
Related records in the catalogueRBO/21/61
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5183Middleton; Christopher (- 1770) - 1770
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