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Paper, 'Report of observations made upon the tidal streams of the English Channel and the German Ocean' by Captain F W [Frederick William] Beechey

Reference number: PT/42/15

Date: 11 March 1851

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Subject: Hydrography

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Report of further observations upon the tidal streams of the North Sea and English Channel, with remarks upon the laws by which those streams appear to be governed'.

Written by Beechey in London to Sir Francis Beaufort at the Admiralty. Communicated by G B [George Biddell] Airy. Received by the Royal Society on 27 March 1851. Read 15 May 1851.

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.

Reference number
PT/42/15
Earliest possible date
11 March 1851
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Ink on paper
Page extent
47 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Frederick William Beechey

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Frederick William Beechey, Paper, 'Report of observations made upon the tidal streams of the English Channel and the German Ocean' by Captain F W [Frederick William] Beechey, 11 March 1851, PT/42/15, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_42_15/paper-report-of-observations-made-upon-the-tidal-streams-of-the-english-channel-and-the-german-ocean-by-captain-f-w-frederick-william-beechey, accessed on 17 June 2024

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