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" That from this meridian longitude shall be counted in two directions up to 180 degrees, east longitude being plus and west longitude minus. "
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society - Page 262
1885
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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 11, Issues 3-4

1885 - 552 pages
...negative vote ; the delegates from France and Brazil abstained from voting. The third resolution was, " That from this meridian, longitude shall be counted...longitude being plus and west longitude minus." This reversal of the uniform custom of navigators in regard to the sign for the application of longitude...
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Nature, Volume 31

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1885 - 686 pages
...Domingo. Abstaining from voting — Brazil, France. Ayes, 22 ; noes, I ; abstaining, 2. III. " Resolved, That from this meridian longitude shall be counted...— Chili, Liberia, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Great Britain, Russia, Guatemala, Salvador, Hawaii, United States, Japan, Venezuela. In the...
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 45; Volumes 1884-1885

Royal Astronomical Society - 1885 - 572 pages
...Great Brita Guatemala Hawaii Italy Japan Liberia In the negativeSan Domin Abstaining from Brazil Ayes III. " That from this meridian longitude shall be counted in two directions up to 180 degrees, cast longitude being plus and west longitude minus." This resolution was adopted by the following vote...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important ..., Volume 9; Volume 24

1885 - 890 pages
...of trie transit instrument a' the Observatory of Greenwich as the iuiüal mer:i:.-m lor longitude. III. That from this meridian longitude shall be counted in two directions up to 180°, east longitude bcinif pl-'f, and west longitude Ъе\пц minut, IV. That the Conference proposée...
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 45; Volumes 1884-1885

Royal Astronomical Society - 1833 - 572 pages
...negative — San Domingo. Abstaining from voting — Brazil France Ayes, 22 ; noes, i ; abstaining 2. III. " That from this meridian longitude shall be counted in two directions np to 180 degrees, cast longitude being plus and west longitude minus." This resolution was adopted...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 34

1886 - 540 pages
...negative vote ; the delegates from France and Brazil abstained from voting. The third resolution was, " That from this meridian, longitude shall be counted in two directions up to 180 degrees, east from which to count the hours originated with Ptolemy. This practice is not, as some distinguished...
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Proceedings of the Canadian Institute, Volume 3

Canadian Institute - 1886 - 466 pages
...Observatory at Greenwich, as the Initial Meridian for Longitude. — [Ages, 22 ; noes, 1 ; abstaining, £.] III. — That from this Meridian Longitude shall be counted in two directions up to 1 80 degrees, East Longitude being plun and West Longitude minat, — [Ages, 14 ; noes, 5 ; abstaining...
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The Academy: A Journal of Secondary Education, Volume 1

1887
...shall be the initial meridian for longitude. 2. Longitude shall be counted from this initial meridian in two directions up to 180 degrees, east longitude being plus, and west longitude being minus. 3. On and after the first day of the first month of the twenty-first year of Meiji (January...
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Sessional Papers, Volume 24, Issue 17

1891
...negative : San Domingo. Abstaining from voting : Brazil, France. Ayes, 22 ; noes, 1 ; abstaining, 2. III. " That from this meridian longitude shall be...resolution was adopted by the following vote : — In the affi:mative : Hawaii, Japan, Liberia, Mexico, Paraguay, In the negative : Spain, Sweden, Abstaining...
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A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy

William Robert Martin - 1899 - 429 pages
...Greenwich as the initial meridian for longitude, and fourteen voted in favour of counting the longitude in two directions up to 180 degrees — east longitude being plus, and west longitude minus. The equator is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, termed degrees, each containing sixty nautical...
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