|Title||General William Roy, "On the advantages that are likely to arise from the operations on Hounslow Heath"|
|Description||The said operations on Hounslow Heath were part of the triangular measurements to calculate the relative distances between the Royal Observatories of Paris and London.|
Roy states in this note the importance of such measuring in calculating the real figure of the Earth.
Originally enclosed with DM/4/4
|Access conditions||OPEN - but photocopying forbidden.|
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|NA6264||Roy; William (1726 - 1790)||1726 - 1790|