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Unpublished paper, 'Instructions pour faire des observations météorologique et magnétiques' [Instructions for making meteorological and magnetic observations] by A Th [Adolph Theodor] Kupffer

Reference number: AP/16/21

Date: 1836

Description

Kupffer shares guidance on making meteorological and magnetic observations, and shares his measurements and calculations. Includes a covering letter from John Washington, Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, to J G [John George] Children, dated 28 July 1836; a copy of the reply from Children to Washington of 28 October 1836; and a letter from Kupffer to Colonel Jackson, Corresponding Member at St Petersburg to the Royal Geographical Society.

Subject: Meteorology / Magnetism

Written by Kupffer in St Petersburg [Russia].

Reference number
AP/16/21
Earliest possible date
1836
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
117 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Adolph Theodor Kupffer

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Adolph Theodor Kupffer, Unpublished paper, 'Instructions pour faire des observations météorologique et magnétiques' [Instructions for making meteorological and magnetic observations] by A Th [Adolph Theodor] Kupffer, 1836, AP/16/21, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_16_21/unpublished-paper-instructions-pour-faire-des-observations-météorologique-et-magnétiques-instructions-for-making-meteorological-and-magnetic-observations-by-a-th-adolph-theodor-kupffer, accessed on 25 July 2024

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