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Report upon the primary triangulation of the United States Lake survey

Author: C B Comstock; U.S. Lake Survey.
Publisher: Washington, [D.C.] : Gov't Print. Off., 1882.
Series: Professional papers (United States. Army. Corps of Engineers), no. 24.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Surveys
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C B Comstock; U.S. Lake Survey.
OCLC Number: 16761758
Notes: LC copy replaced by microfilm.
Description: xx, 922 p. : XXX plates, maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Historical account of the survey of the northern and northwestern lakes, May 1841 to July 1, 1881.--pt. II. Standards of length, bases, and base-apparatus.--pt. III. Primary triangulation.--pt. IV. Astronomical determinations.--pt. V. Principal results of the geodetic work.--Appendices: I. Additional data relative to metre R 1876. II. Slow return of zinc bar Z to its original length, after being heated. III. Difference of longitude between Detroit, Mich., and Cambridge, Mass. IV. Magnetic work of the Lake survey.
Series Title: Professional papers (United States. Army. Corps of Engineers), no. 24.
Responsibility: By Lieut.-Col. C.B. Comstock, Corps of Engineers ; aided by the assistants on the survey.

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