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Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper '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' by Frederick William Beechey

Reference number: RR/1/22

Date: 29 February 1848

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, as it is 'one of the most important papers on tidal observations' that the referee has seen.

Subject: Geography

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1862].

Reference number
RR/1/22
Earliest possible date
29 February 1848
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Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
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Manuscript

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George Biddell Airy

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George Biddell Airy, Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper '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' by Frederick William Beechey, 29 February 1848, RR/1/22, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_22/referees-report-by-george-biddell-airy-on-a-paper-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-lands-end-and-up-the-english-channel-embodied-in-a-letter-to-the-hydrographer-by-frederick-william-beechey, accessed on 20 July 2024

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