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Record #188273:

The Russo-Swedish arc of the Meridian expeditions to Spitsbergen 1898-1902 / Urban Wråkberg.

Title: The Russo-Swedish arc of the Meridian expeditions to Spitsbergen 1898-1902 / Urban Wråkberg.
Author(s): Wråkberg, Urban.
Date: 2002.
Publisher: Moskva: Nauchnyy Mir
In: International Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic. (2002.),
Abstract: Explains reasons for measuring arc of meridian in Spitsbergen and describes origins of plan first proposed in 1826 by Edward Sabine, but not executed until 1864. Looks at background to initiatives in 1890s in Russian-Swedish scientific cooperation in field of geodesy. Gives details of fieldwork in 1898-1902. Outlines results of studies including publications and subsequent discovery of inaccuracies resulting from instrumental error.
Notes:

In: International Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic / Eugene Bouzney, ed.

Keywords: 91(08) -- Expeditions: 1898-1902 Russian-Swedish Arc-of-Meridian Expedition.
528 -- Geodesy.
528.3 -- Surveying, geodetic and field.
528.33 -- Surveying, triangulation.
93 -- History.
A -- Geophysical sciences (general).
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*501) -- Russia (Federation).
(*32) -- Svalbard.
SPRI record no.: 188273

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