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Paper, 'Report of experiments made upon the tides in the Irish Sea, and upon the great similarity of tidal phenomena between the Irish and English Channels, and the importance of extending the experiments round the lands end and up the English Channel' in a letter from Captain F W [Frederick William] Beechey to the Hydrographer [Francis Beaufort]

Reference number: PT/34/6

Date: 19 February 1848

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Subject: Hydrography

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Report of observations made upon the tides in the Irish Sea, and upon the great similarity of tidal phenomena of the Irish and English Channels, and the importance of extending the experiments round the Land's End and up the English Channel. Embodied in a letter to the hydrographer'.

Written by Beechey in London. Communicated by G B [George Biddell] Airy. Received by the Royal Society on 22 March 1848. Read 29 March 1848.

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 5, 1851.

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PT/34/6
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19 February 1848
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Ink on paper
Page extent
35 pages
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Manuscript

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Frederick William Beechey

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Frederick William Beechey, Paper, 'Report of experiments made upon the tides in the Irish Sea, and upon the great similarity of tidal phenomena between the Irish and English Channels, and the importance of extending the experiments round the lands end and up the English Channel' in a letter from Captain F W [Frederick William] Beechey to the Hydrographer [Francis Beaufort], 19 February 1848, PT/34/6, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_34_6/paper-report-of-experiments-made-upon-the-tides-in-the-irish-sea-and-upon-the-great-similarity-of-tidal-phenomena-between-the-irish-and-english-channels-and-the-importance-of-extending-the-experiments-round-the-lands-end-and-up-the-english-channel-in-a-letter-from-captain-f-w-frederick-william-beechey-to-the-hydrographer-francis-beaufort, accessed on 18 July 2024

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