Reference numberRR/7/480
TitleReferee's report by Balfour Stewart, on a paper 'A contribution to terrestrial magnetism; being the record of observations of the magnetic inclination, or dip, made during the voyage of H. M. S. ‘Iron Duke’ to China and Japan 1871-75' by Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell
Date1 August 1876
DescriptionRecommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The experiments appear to be 'carefully made and refer to places from which I suppose we have not many observations'.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1877].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1877.0004
Related records in the catalogueRR/7/481
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6042Stewart; Balfour (1828 - 1887)1828 - 1887
NA6032Shadwell; Sir; Charles Frederick Alexander (1814 - 1886)1814 - 1886
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