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Record #143225:

Testing a new technology: Vancouver's survey and navigation in Alaskan waters, 1794 / Alun C. Davis.

Title: Testing a new technology: Vancouver's survey and navigation in Alaskan waters, 1794 / Alun C. Davis.
Author(s): Davis, Alun C.
Date: 1997.
Publisher: Seattle: University of Washington Press
In: Enlightenment and exploration in the North Pacific, 1741-1805. (1997.),
Abstract: Examines problems encountered by Vancouver in his application of improved methods for determining longitude, especially chronometer. Notes consequences of his experiences for subsequent manufacture of chronometers and for later expeditions.
Notes:

In: Enlightenment and exploration in the North Pacific, 1741-1805 / Stephen W. Haycox, James K. Barnett, Caedmon A. Liburd, eds.

Keywords: 681.11 -- Clocks, watches and chronometers.
527 -- Navigation.
528.9(091) -- History of cartography.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1791-95 Vancouver.
93"17" -- Eighteenth century.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*66) -- North Pacific Ocean.
SPRI record no.: 143225

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