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A history and description of the Royal observatory, Cape of Good Hope. By Sir David Gill, published by order of the lords commissioners of the Admiralty in obedience to His Majesty's command.

Main Author: Gill, David, Sir, 1843-1914.
Related Names: Bahn, Wilhelm b. 1884.
Language(s): English
Published: London, H. M. Stationery off., 1913.
Subjects: Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope.
Astronomy > Bibliography.
Arc measures.
Geodesy > South Africa.
Note: The geodetic survey of South Africa: p. ci-cxxiv.
Appendix IV. The South African arc of meridian. By Dr. Wilhelm Bahn. (Tr. from the original article in Beiträge zur geophysik, band x, 1910 ...): p. [clxxix]-cxc.
Appendix III. Scientific papers published by astronomers at the Cape observatory other than those contained in Cape observatory publications: p. [clxxv]-clxxviii.
Appendix II. Cape observatory publications: p. [clxxiii]-clxxiv.
Ground plan of the observatory, and map (Diagram of the geodetic triangulation of South Africa) in pocket at end of volume.
Physical Description: cxc p., 1 ?., 136 p. front., illus., 44 pl. (incl. plans) map, tables, diagrs. 38 x 28 cm.
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