Harrison's H1 Timepiece

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Metadata Deluxe
published on 13 March 2023
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John Harrison’s first marine timepiece, called H1 and created between 1730 and 1735, was designed to allow navigators to keep Greenwich time and so accurately calculate their longitude position. (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich)

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Deluxe, M. (2023, March 13). Harrison's H1 Timepiece. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17195/harrisons-h1-timepiece/

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Deluxe, Metadata. "Harrison's H1 Timepiece." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 13, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17195/harrisons-h1-timepiece/.

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