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Reference numberPT/50/2
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'On the attraction of the Himmalaya [Himalaya] Mountains, and of the elevated regions beyond them, upon the plumb-line of India' by John Henry Pratt
Date12 July 1854
Description113 manuscript pages including five figures.

Subject: Geodesy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the attraction of the Himalaya Mountains, and of the elevated regions beyond them, upon the plumb-line in India'.

Written by Pratt at Deep River, Cape of Good Hope [Diep River, Western Cape, South Africa]. Communicated by J [James] Challis. Received by the Royal Society on 23 October 1854. Read 7 December 1854.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 7, 1856.
Extent113p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0046
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1855.0002
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8010Pratt; John Henry (1809 - 1871)1809 - 1871
NA7554Challis; James (1803 - 1882); astronomer1803 - 1882
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