Reference numberRR/5/235
TitleReferee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'Results of hourly observations of the magnetic declination made by Sir Francis Leopold M‘Clintock, R. N., 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 Maguire, R. N., and the Officers of H. M. S. 'Plover,' in 1852, 1853, and 1854, at Point Barrow' by Edward Sabine
Date26 January 1864
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Regrets that there are not more observations from similar latitudes with which to compare the results.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1864]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0019 Vol.13 1864
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/233
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2440Robinson; Thomas Romney (1792 - 1882)1792 - 1882
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
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