| Charles Hutton - 1815
...multiplication and division, all other measures are derived. The length of the quadrant has been computed, **by measuring an arc of the meridian, between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona ; and** its length has been thus found equal to 513074-0 French toises. This quantity, divided by ten millions,... | |
| ...multiplication aod division all other measures are derived. The length of the quadrant has been computed **by measuring an arc of the meridian, between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona, and** it has been found to measure 5130740 French toises, which, divided into 10 millions, gives 36.9413... | |
| Christopher Knight Sanders - 1825
...Academy confided the task of ascertaining the precise length of this Quadrant ; who, having measured **an Arc of the Meridian, between the Parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona,** reported, that a Quadrant of the Meridian, or the distance from the Equator to the North Pole, supposed... | |
| Galignani A. and W. - 1884
...— (1) The length of the quadrant of the terrestrial meridian wa» ascertained by Messrs. Dclambre **and Mechain, by measuring an arc of the meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona.** (2) There was also a mixed system between the new and old, ctlled the systeme vsuel, having the mitre... | |
| 1828
...(Translated from the original MSS., communicated by the Author.) IN the great work of the measurement of **an Arc of the Meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona,** the southern part of the operations, viz. that between Rhodez and Montjouy, was allotted to M. Mechain.... | |
| 1830 - 763 sider
...length of the quadrant of the terrestrial meridian was ascertained by Messrs. Delambre and Mcchain, **by measuring an arc of the meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona.** The metre is equal to 39.371 English inches. In order to express the decimal proportions, the following... | |
| Sir Charles William Pasley - 1834 - 176 sider
...In a paper, first published in 1807, as an Article in the Edinburgh Review, upon the measurements of **an arc of the meridian, between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona,** made by Messrs, Mechain and Delambre, by order of tbe Preach Government. tion from the Roman system,... | |
| Galignani, firm, publishers, Paris - 1837 - 567 sider
...measures are derived. The length of the quadrant of the terrestrial meridian was ascertained by Messrs. **Delambre and Mechain, by measuring an arc of the meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona.** The metre is equal to 39.371 English inches. The following tables, from the Annuaire du Bureau dei... | |
| Galignani, firm, publishers, Paris - 1838 - 558 sider
...measures are derived. Tire length of the quadrant of the terrestrial meridian was ascertained by Messrs. **Delambre and Mechain, by measuring an arc of the meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona.** The metre is equal to 39.371 English inches. The following tables, from the Annuaire du Bureau del... | |
| Galignani A. and W. - 1839
...length of the quadrant of the terreslrial meridian was ascertained by Messrs. Dclambre and Mcchain, **by measuring an arc of the meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona.** The metre is equal to 39.371 English inches. The following tables, from the Annva.it e du Bureau dei... | |
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