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Reference numberNLB/30/290
Alternative reference numberNLB/30 p175-176
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Joseph Larmor to Archibald Geikie, to the Under Secretary of State, India Office
Date25 February 1905
DescriptionThe President and Council have before them a communication from Professor G H Darwin, representative of the British Government on the International Geodetic Committee, stating that a project is being considered which may lead to part of the funds of the general Indian Trigonometrical and Geodetic Survey, being diverted towards the expenses of the revision of district maps. Explains why Council are strongly of the opinion that interruption or delay in the operation of the main survey would be unfortunate.

Council unanimously expresses a hope that the Indian Government will not institute a fundamental change affecting the scientific work of the trigonometrical survey until they have considered expert advice such as the International Geodetic Committee could give, or the Royal Society could obtain, regarding the desirability of such changes.
Extent2p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); Physicist1857 - 1942
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
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