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Observatories

VLJ
Val-joyeux, France

From the 1st of January 1901, the new observatory in Val-Joyeux becomes the French National Magnetic Observatory.
In 1936, the Val-Joyeux Observatory will cease observations with the arrival of electric tramways, the development of power lines and industry in the Paris region.


IAGA Code: VLJ
Location : Val-Joyeux, France
Institutions : Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (France)
Latitude : 48.821°
Longitude : 2.014°
Altitude : 114 meters
Orientation : HDZ
Instruments :


Status :

In operation from 1901 to 1936

Data Availability :

Hourly and derived means

Contact:

Benoit Heumez
Observatoire Magnetique National
Carrefour des 8 routes
45340 Chambon la foret
France
Tel: 33 (0)2 38 33 95 01
heumez@ipgp.fr

 

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