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Meteorological observations from the 1st to the 16th September, 1879

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Abbott, Francis (1879) Meteorological observations from the 1st to the 16th September, 1879. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Abstract of meteorological observations, Tasmania, for the year 1879.
Recorded daily at Hobart Town, Tasmania, at l0h. 33m.
p.m., simultaneously with registration made at 7h. 35m.
a.m., at Washington, United States, in pursuance of a proposition
of the late Vienna Congress, for a system of International
Synchronous Observations.

Note-The time of registration at Hobart Town,
10h. 33m. p.m., being after dark, renders it impossible
to make the wind and cloud records more than approximately
correct.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records Meteorological, observations, Meteorology.
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
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: 23 Aug 2013 01:43
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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