Abstract

A brief account is given of the history of the Magnetic and Seismological Observatories up to the time when the author landed on Heard Island in February 1952. This account is followed by a detailed description of all work done in connection with the operation and maintenance of the Observatories up to February 1953. Appended are: (1) The absolute values of the magnetic elements as observed during the period from 12th March, 1952 to 29th January, 1953; (2) The observed station differences for the magnetic elements; (3) Preliminary analysis of teleseisms and list of icefalls recorded; (4) Absolute gravity values as determined at Heard and Kerguelen Islands.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -52.9 East bound 73.8 West bound 73.2 South bound -53.2
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1953-01-01T00:00:00

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