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

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posted on 2023-11-22, 11:20 authored by Francis Abbott
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.

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Papers and 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..

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