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Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for, April, 1865 in conjunction with those of births and deaths

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Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1865) Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for, April, 1865 in conjunction with those of births and deaths. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 37-42.

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Abstract

Meteorological records recorded at the Observatory, Hobart Town. Includes the leafing, flowering, and fruiting of a few standard plants in the Royal Society's Gardens during the month of April, 1865. In many respects this April has had anomalous weather, nevertheless the general result has been favorable to health and life, and more especially so to infants under live years old, whose deaths were less than one-fifth of the total at all ages. On the other hand, invalids, and particularly those of advanced age, have died in unusually large proportions; those at all ages above 60, constituting rather more than one-third of the total of all ages.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 37-42
Additional Information: In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2012 03:58
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:42
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15031
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