Reference numberPT/50/2/5
TitlePlate, deflection on arc intervening between Kaliana and Damargida by John Henry Pratt
Date12 July 1854
DescriptionFigure 6 illustrating the method for calculating the amount of deflection at any station of the arc intervening between Kaliana [Haryana, India] and Damargida [Damergidda, Telangana, India].

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.
Physical descriptionInk diagram on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0046
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1855.0002
Related records in the catalogueRR/2/193
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8010Pratt; John Henry (1809 - 1871)1809 - 1871
NA7554Challis; James (1803 - 1882); astronomer1803 - 1882
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