|Title||Paper, '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|
|Description||Middleton 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.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0068|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 450, p 395
|Related records in the catalogue||RBO/21/61|
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|NA5183||Middleton; Christopher (- 1770)|| - 1770|