Alexander Dalrymple

Journal of a Voyage to The East Indies in the Ship Grenville, Captain Burnet Abercombie, in the year 1775

Catalogue no: 1481
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Alexander Dalrymple
Total pages: 29 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1776
Editor: Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 220mm x 170mm Condition: Good
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Bound in paper covers.

Consists of a series of pull-out charts detailing such things as latitude and longitude and weather reports.

On p. 390 is a brief paragraph on the method of determining longitude;  "The correct longitude from Greenwich deduced from the time-keeper corrected by the sight of lands ..." etc.

Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
Search terms: Chronometers, Related Subjects
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