J. P. Basevi

James Palladio Basevi was a British army engineer who conducted one of the first gravimetric surveys in India using a pendulum. He served as Deputy Superintendent of the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India and died of altitude sickness while conducting pendulum based surveys in the Himalayas.


James Palladio Basevi was a British army engineer who conducted one of the first gravimetric surveys in India using a pendulum. He served as Deputy Superintendent of the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India and died of altitude sickness while conducting pendulum based surveys in the Himalayas.
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