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Plates, from 'Observations on the diurnal changes in the position of the horizontal needle, under a reduced directive power, at Port Bowen, 1825' by Lieut Henry Foster

Reference number: PT/18/17

Date: 1826

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Charts showing magnetic needle variation at Port Bowen [Queensland, Australia] from January-March 1825. Does not include text of paper.

Subject: Magnetism / Navigation

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations on the diurnal changes in the position of the horizontal needle, under a reduced directive power, at Port Bowen, 1825'.

Communicated 12 January 1826.

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PT/18/17
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1826
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5 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Foster

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Henry Foster, Plates, from 'Observations on the diurnal changes in the position of the horizontal needle, under a reduced directive power, at Port Bowen, 1825' by Lieut Henry Foster, 1826, PT/18/17, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_18_17/plates-from-observations-on-the-diurnal-changes-in-the-position-of-the-horizontal-needle-under-a-reduced-directive-power-at-port-bowen-1825-by-lieut-henry-foster, accessed on 12 July 2024

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