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The transatlantic longitude, as determined by the Coast Survey expedition in 1866 : a report to the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey

Author: Benjamin Apthorp Gould; United States Coast Survey.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution, 1869.
Series: Smithsonian contributions to knowledge, v. 16, art. 7.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 211.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 223.
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Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896.
Transatlantic longitude, as determined by the Coast Survey Expedition in 1866.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution, 1869
(OCoLC)793568398
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Apthorp Gould; United States Coast Survey.
OCLC Number: 3599475
Notes: "Accepted for publication, February, 1869."
Originally issued in 1869 as Smithsonian Institution publication 223; later reprinted in 1870 as article 7 of volume 16 of the Smithsonian contributions to knowledge (simultaneously Smithsonian Institution publication 211).
Description: vii, 102 pages : illustrations ; 33 cm.
Contents: Origin of the Coast-Survey expedition --
Previous determinations of the trans-Atlantic longitude --
History of the expedition --
Observations at Valencia --
Observations at Newfoundland --
Observations at Calais --
Longitude-signals between Foilhommerum and Heart's Content --
Longitude-signals between Heart's Content and Calais --
Personal error in noting signals --
Personal equation in determining time --
Final results for longitude --
Transmission-time of the signals.
Series Title: Smithsonian contributions to knowledge, v. 16, art. 7.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 211.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 223.
Other Titles: On the transatlantic longitude
Responsibility: by Benjamin Apthorp Gould.

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