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Greenwich Observatory

Greenwich Observatory

one of three volumes by different authors telling the story of Britain"s oldest scientific institutions, the Royal Observatory at Greenwich and Herstmonceux 1675-1975.

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London .
Written in English

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  • Royal Greenwich Observatory -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    ContributionsForbes, Eric G., Howse, Derek., Meadows, A. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB82G72 H84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21509070M
    ISBN 100850660939


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