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Paper, 'On the magnetic inclination, force, and declination in the Caribee Islands, West Indies' by T E [Thomas Edward] Thorpe

Reference number: PP/13/34

Date: 1889

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Thorpe writes: 'The following determinations of the magnetic elements among the Caribees or Windward Islands were made in August, 1886, on the occasion of the Eclipse Expedition of that year to Grenada' and shares rough tables of magnetic inclination, force, and declination.

Annotations in ink.

Subject: Magnetism

Received 16 March 1889. Read 4 April 1889.

A version of this paper was published in volume 45 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the magnetic inclination, force, and declination in the Caribee Islands, West Indies [Caribbean]'.

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PP/13/34
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1889
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Ink on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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Thomas Edward Thorpe

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Thomas Edward Thorpe, Paper, 'On the magnetic inclination, force, and declination in the Caribee Islands, West Indies' by T E [Thomas Edward] Thorpe, 1889, PP/13/34, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_13_34/paper-on-the-magnetic-inclination-force-and-declination-in-the-caribee-islands-west-indies-by-t-e-thomas-edward-thorpe, accessed on 21 April 2024

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    Dates: 1882 - 1894

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