Reference numberRBO/13/93
Alternative reference numberRBO.13.473
Title'The Barometrical Method of measuring the height of Mountains with two new Tables shewing the height of the Atmosphere at given Altitudes of Mercury. Extracted chiefly from the Observations of John James Scheuchzer by John Gaspar Scheuchzer'
DescriptionPrinted table showing the height of the atmosphere to given altitudes of mercury is attached
Discussing the Mariottian table and that of Cassini for determining heights trigonometrically
Read to the Royal Society on 8 and 29 February 1728
Extent13 sides
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Access statusOpen
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NA562Scheuchzer; John Caspar (1702 - 1729)1702 - 1729
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