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Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for March 1866 in conjunction with those of births and deaths

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Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1866) Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for March 1866 in conjunction with those of births and deaths. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 18-23.

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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 March, 1866. In the mortality-rate for the twelve months of the year-on the average of the previous nine years-March stands the third on the list, February and July both having a higher mean of deaths. After the short but violent storm of wind and rain on the morning of the 8th the deaths diminished largely, one third of all the deaths of the month having occurred during the first week, and principally from the bowel-complaints which had originated in the previous month.

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. 18-23
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 23:41
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:42
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15045
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