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An account of experiments to determine the figure of the earth by means of the pendulum vibrating seconds in different latitudes : as well as on various other subjects of philosophical inquiry

Author: Edward Sabine, Sir; Davies Gilbert
Publisher: London : J. Murray, 1825
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Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883.
Account of experiments to determine the figure of the earth.
London : J. Murray, 1825
(DLC) 01009571
(OCoLC)9489683
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Sabine, Sir; Davies Gilbert
OCLC Number: 85886154
Notes: Reproduction of original from Yale University Libraries.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 509, [1] pages, [3] leaves of plates (2 fol.)) : illustrations, maps, tables
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Experiments for determining the variation in the length of the seconds' pendulum. I. With detached invariable pendulums. II. With attached invariable pendulums. Latitudes of the pendulum stations. Application of the observed variation in the length of the seconds' pendulum to the determination of the figure of the earth --
Geographical notes. Longitudes of the pendulum stations --
Hydrographical notices --
Experiments for determining the variation in the intensity of terrestrial magnetism --
Atmospheric notices.
Other Titles: Sabin Americana, 1500-1926.
Responsibility: by Edward Sabine ; printed at the expense of the Board of Longitude.

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