Reference numberMM/10/86
TitleLetter from J F W Herschel, Collingwood, to Sir Edward Sabine
Date3 October 1870
DescriptionOn returning to Burlington House the papers relative to Colonel Napier's Pendulum Observations, in connection with the Trigonometrical Survey of India.

Herschel comments that the observatrions are "...a most valuable contribution to the data accummulating for discussion on the figure and interior constitution of the Earth as concluded from the indications afforded to the varying intensity of gravitation".
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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