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Reference numberNLB/23/2/293
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2 p271-272
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter sent from Joseph Larmor, to The Agent General, The Government of New Zealand
Date27 January 1903
DescriptionThe success of one of the cardinal aims of the two Antarctic Expeditions, British and German, now in the far South, depends on their being a record of simultaneous magnetic observations made in other parts of the Southern Hemisphere. The importance of the work done at the Magnetic Observatory at Christchurch is in grave danger of being destroyed by the installation of electric tramways. The Royal Society strongly appeals to the Government to ensure the work will not be disturbed, at any rate until the return of the Antarctic Commission.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); Physicist1857 - 1942
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