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The Earliest Magnetic Meridians

Naturevolume 52page269 (1895) | Download Citation



IN NATURE of June 6, p. 129, Captain E. W. Creak, F.R.S., questions a statement of mine with regard to this subject, as published in NATURE of May 23, p. 80. I there credited Yeates instead of Duperrey with the first construction of the magnetic meridians for the whole earth. I was careful not to say that Yeates originated the idea of magnetic meridians.

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