XIX. An account of the mode proposed to be followed in determining the relative situation of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris

@article{RoyXIXAA,
  title={XIX. An account of the mode proposed to be followed in determining the relative situation of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris},
  author={William Roy},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={188 - 469}
}
  • William Roy
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
Two years have nearly elapsed since an account of the measurement of a base on Hounslow-Heath was laid before the Royal Society, being the first part of an operation ordered by his Majesty to be executed for the immediate purpose of ascertaining the relative situations of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris; but whose chief and ultimate object has always been considered of a still more important nature, namely, the laying the foundation of a general survey of the British Islands. 
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