|Title||Plate, method of calculation of attraction of earth's superficial crust by John Henry Pratt|
|Date||12 July 1854|
|Description||Figure 3 illustrating the formula for calculating the attraction of the superficial crust of the earth on the surface.|
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.
|Physical description||Ink diagram on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0046|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/2/193|
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|NA8010||Pratt; John Henry (1809 - 1871)||1809 - 1871|
|NA7554||Challis; James (1803 - 1882); astronomer||1803 - 1882|