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'An Account of the Ground of a water-pit boared at Amsterdam' by Christian Huygens

Reference number: RBO/2i/52

Date: 24 June 1663

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The well of 232 feet was bored at the hospital of Old men in Amsterdam.
List of different soils which were found is given

Reference number
RBO/2i/52
Earliest possible date
24 June 1663
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

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'An Account of the Ground of a water-pit boared at Amsterdam' by Christian Huygens, 24 June 1663, RBO/2i/52, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_2i_52/an-account-of-the-ground-of-a-water-pit-boared-at-amsterdam-by-christian-huygens, accessed on 27 February 2024

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