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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 231-233
TitleLetter from G. B. Airy to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London. The letter offers Brunel some suggestions as to his ideas for navigational charts for the Eastern Steam Navigation Company's ship in terms of the best type of projection to use and how the charts might be drawn up and offers to have some calculations made if Brunel can give him the details of latitude and longitude and other details.
Date9 August 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent3 pages
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