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  • 2940, Dr Repsold proposed a method of meridian observing which consists in causing a web to follow the image of a star in transit by motions communicated by the observer's hands alone, whilst electrical contacts on the drum of the micrometer screw register on the chronograph the instants corresponding to known intervals from the line of collimation.
  • The northern half of this line does not run far from the 72nd meridian, except in 44° 30' S.
  • A4 B C Meridian ci of Greenwich D
  • De la Condamine for Peru, in order to measure a degree of the meridian near the equator.
  • Practically the whole of the territory between the 145° meridian and the Great Dividing Range, as well as extensive tracts in the south and west, are a natural sheep pasture with climatic conditions and indigenous vegetation pre - eminently adapted for the growth of wool of the highest quality.

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