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Reference numberPT/69/15
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'Results of hourly observations of the magnetic declination made by Sir Francis Leopold McClintock and the officers of the yacht Fox at Port Kennedy in the Arctic Sea in the winter of 1858-1859: and a comparison of these results with those obtained by Captain Rochford [Rochfort] Maguire and the officers of the H M [Her Majesty's] Ship Plover in 1852, 1853 and 1854 at Point Barrow' by Major General Edward Sabine
Date[1863]
DescriptionRefers to Port Kennedy in the Bellot Strait, Nunavut, Canada and Point Barrow [Nuvuk] in Alaska, United States. 27 manuscript pages and one plate showing graphs of the easterly and westerly magnetic disturbances.

Subject: Geodesy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Results of hourly observations of the magnetic declination made by Sir Francis Leopold McClintock, and the officers of the yacht ‘Fox,’ at Port Kennedy, in the Arctic Sea, in the winter of 1858-59; and a comparison of these results with those obtained by Captain Rochfort Maguire, and the Officers of Her Majesty's Ship ʻPloverʼ, in 1852, 1853, and 1854, at Point Barrow'.

Received by the Royal Society on 21 December 1863. Read 7 January 1864.

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 13, 1864.
Extent28p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0019
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1863.0030
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/233
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA1600McClintock; Sir; Francis Leopold (1819 - 1907)1819 - 1907
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