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Growing pains at the crossroads of the world: A submarine cable station in the 1870's

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1 Author(s)
Finn, Bernard S. ; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Soon after the first Atlantic cable was laid in 1866, social and technical adjustments were made at the terminal stations which were essential to its successful operation. This critical period of change extended through the 1870's. Activity at Heart's Content is examined through reference to the original logs and letter books.

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Proceedings of the IEEE  (Volume:64 ,  Issue: 9 )