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Meteorological observations and rainfall tables for the year 1883
Shortt, J (1883) Meteorological observations and rainfall tables for the year 1883. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania.
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Summary of meteorological observation taken at Hobart during part of the year 1883 by Commander J Shortt, R.N., Government Observer. Latitude, 42 degrees South Longitude, 147 degrees East. Height of Observatory above mean sea level, 130ft. Barometer corrected to 32 degrees Fahrenheit, and reduced to mean sea level. Also including rainfall in various locations across Tasmania and table of rainfall at lighthouses
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
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.
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|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:45|
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