Account of the observations and calculations of the Principal Triangulation; and of the figure, dimensions and mean specific gravity of the Earth as derived therefrom. (Book, 1858) [WorldCat.org]
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Account of the observations and calculations of the Principal Triangulation; and of the figure, dimensions and mean specific gravity of the Earth as derived therefrom.

Author: Alexander Ross Clarke; H James; Great Britain. Ordnance Survey.
Publisher: London, Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, 1858.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Surveys
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Great Britain. Ordnance Survey.
Account of the observations and calculations, of the principal triangulation.
London, Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, 1858
(OCoLC)609927673
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Ross Clarke; H James; Great Britain. Ordnance Survey.
OCLC Number: 10731454
Notes: Title vignette.
Description: [4], xvii, 782, [2] pages frontispiece, tables, atlas of 29 plates 32 cm
Contents: v. 1. Description of stations.-Description of instruments.-Reduction of observations.-Observations, terrestrial and astronomical.-Measurement of base lines.-Principles of calculation.-Reduction of the triangulation.-Triangles and distances.-Terrestrial zenith distances altitudes.-Connection of geodetical and astronomical observations.-Determination of the amount of local attraction at various astronomical stations in the triangulation.-Determination of the spheroid most nearly representing the surface of Great Britain and Ireland.-Of the length of the degree, etc., latitudes and longitudes and directions of the meridian at the different stations.-Figure of the Earth.
Other Titles: Principal Triangulation
Ordnance Trigonometrical Survey of Great Britain and Ireland account of the observations and calculations of the Principal Triangulation ...
Responsibility: Published by order of the Master-General and Board of Ordnance. Drawn up by Capt. Alexander Ross Clarke ... under the direction of Lt. Col. H. James ...

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