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Account of Captain Scoresby's Magnetical Discoveries, and of his Magnetimeter and Chronometrical Compass
|Catalogue no: 1482|
|Dewey No:||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive|
|Total pages: 14||Illustrations: 2||Language(s): English||Publication date: 1823|
|Editor:||Publisher: Edinburgh Philosophical Journal|
|Dimensions: 210mm x 140mm||Condition: Good|
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Pages extracted from this journal and bound separately between paper covers.
First part of this pamphlet, pp. 41-50, concern Scoresby's experiments with magnetism.
Final pages are concerned with the effects of magnetism on chronometers and their rate. One solution given is to mount the chronometer on a "Chronometrical Compass" which always keeps them in the same position at sea, with respect to the magnetic meridian.
|Room location: Library Extension||Cabinet: F||Shelf: 5|
|Search terms: Chronometers, Related Subjects|
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