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Note on a method for determining longitude at sea by two portable pendulum clocks by P.I. Rocquette, dated at St Petersbourg [St Petersburg]

Reference number: EL/R1/81

Date: 1732

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EL/R1/81
Earliest possible date
1732
Page extent
14 pages
Format
Manuscript and Printed

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Note on a method for determining longitude at sea by two portable pendulum clocks by P.I. Rocquette, dated at St Petersbourg [St Petersburg], 1732, EL/R1/81, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_r1_81/note-on-a-method-for-determining-longitude-at-sea-by-two-portable-pendulum-clocks-by-pi-rocquette-dated-at-st-petersbourg-st-petersburg, accessed on 20 July 2024

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