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Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Experiments to prove that the luminousness of the sea arises from the putrefaction of its animal substances'

Read 21 December 1767

Reference number
L&P/5/139
Earliest possible date
1769
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Canton

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John Canton, Paper, 'Luminouness of the sea' by John Canton, 1769, L&P/5/139, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_139/paper-luminouness-of-the-sea-by-john-canton, accessed on 15 June 2024

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