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Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for January 1866 in conjunction with those of births and deaths
Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1866) Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for January 1866 in conjunction with those of births and deaths. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 1-6.
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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 January, 1866. Nothwithstanding the very dry character of this month,—only January 1841 having a smaller rain-fall of any January in the last twenty-five years—this phenomenon usually so adverse to health at this season of the year was more than compensated by other peculiarly favorable meteorological circumstances, so that the mortuary tables record an amount of deaths very much below the January average of the previous nine years.
|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. 1-6|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|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:||13 Sep 2012 23:46|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:42|
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