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May Weather, 1877


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Shoobridge, William Ebenezer (1877) May Weather, 1877. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract of meteorological observations, taken from Valleyfield, Bushy Park Tasmania, for the year 1877.
The fine weather promised at the end of the last month was of short duration.
A fall of the barometer in the latter part of the month was followed by intensely cold south west snow storms, that lasted with little intermission until the end of the month.On the 25th, there were some slight traces of snow in the valley. The rainfall was moderate.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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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: 09 Aug 2013 00:23
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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