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Paper, 'Observations on the heights of places in the trigonometrical survey of Great Britain' by B [Benjamin] Bevan

Reference number: PT/16/8

Date: 01 February 1822

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Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations on the heights of places in the trigonometrical survey of Great Britain, and upon the latitude of Arbury Hill'.

Written by Bevan in Leighton, Bedfordshire. Communicated by Sir Humphry Davy. Read 23 May 1822.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.

Reference number
PT/16/8
Earliest possible date
01 February 1822
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Benjamin Bevan

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Benjamin Bevan, Paper, 'Observations on the heights of places in the trigonometrical survey of Great Britain' by B [Benjamin] Bevan, 01 February 1822, PT/16/8, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_16_8/paper-observations-on-the-heights-of-places-in-the-trigonometrical-survey-of-great-britain-by-b-benjamin-bevan, accessed on 23 May 2024

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