Reference numberRR/2/5
TitleReferee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the computation of the effect of the attraction of mountain-masses, as disturbing the apparent astronomical latitude of stations in geodetic surveys' by George Biddell Airy
Date30 January 1855
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', but only if the paper by Archdeacon Pratt is also to be included, in which case Airy's paper should be inserted immediately after; if it is not printed immediately after the Archdeacon's paper in the Transactions, it should probably be printed at length in the Proceedings. Refers to similar measurments undertaken by John Henry Pratt (Archdeacon of Calcutta).

Subject: Physics

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0060 Vol.7 1856
Related records in the catalogueRR/2/6
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
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