WINTERBOTHAM WAS RIGHT!

@article{Pfeifer2000WINTERBOTHAMWR,
  title={WINTERBOTHAM WAS RIGHT!},
  author={L. Pfeifer},
  journal={Survey Review},
  year={2000},
  volume={35},
  pages={455 - 463}
}
  • L. Pfeifer
  • Published 2000
  • Mathematics
  • Survey Review
  • Abstract Winterbotham was fully justified in his assumption that the Ordnance Survey standard bar OI1 has not changed its length between 1864 and 1906. That being the case, accurate metric equivalents of the dimensions of the Clarke 1858 ellipsoid (defined in feet of the Ordnance Survey standard bar O1) and of the Clarke 1866 and 1880 ellipsoids (defined in feet of the Clarke Yard) may be accurately computed. 
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