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Coordinates of U.S. Naval Observatory installations

United States Naval Observatory. Coordinates Committee.

Coordinates of U.S. Naval Observatory installations

by United States Naval Observatory. Coordinates Committee.

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Published by U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Naval Observatory.,
  • Astronomical instruments.,
  • Latitude.,
  • Longitude.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby James A. Hughes (chairman) ... [et al.] ; Coordinates Committee, Naval Observatory.
    SeriesUnited States Naval Observatory circular ;, no. 153, United States Naval Observatory circular ;, no. 153.
    ContributionsHughes, James A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB4 .W34 no. 153, QB86 .W34 no. 153
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4237591M
    LC Control Number80602058

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