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Record #164892:

On the instruction at present supplied in this country, in practical astronomy, navigation, route surveying, and mapping / Sir Clements Robert Markham.

Title: On the instruction at present supplied in this country, in practical astronomy, navigation, route surveying, and mapping / Sir Clements Robert Markham.
Author(s): Markham, Clements Robert,
Date: 1882.
In: Royal Geographical Society. Proceedings. (1882.), New series 4(5) (1882)
Abstract: Paper submitted for consideration by Council of the Royal Geographical Society. Means having been provided for instruction, following proposal adopted in 1879 that the Council should "organize a plan for the instruction of geographical students and others about to visit unknown or little known countries, so as to train them as scientific observers". Suggests further that Board of Trade should raise the standard of examinations for Masters and Mates.
Notes:

Royal Geographical Society. Proceedings. New series 4(5) :296-314 (1882).

Keywords: 061.1 -- Organizations, government: Great Britain. Board of Trade.
061.2 -- Associations, clubs and societies: Great Britain. Royal Geographical Society.
084.3 -- Atlases, charts and maps.
37 -- Education.
52 -- Astronomy.
527 -- Navigation.
528.3 -- Surveying, geodetic and field.
528.9 -- Cartography.
656.61.052 -- Seamanship.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
SPRI record no.: 164892

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