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Meteorology records and notes on the meteorology and mortality of the month of April, 1871

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posted on 2023-11-22, 07:26 authored by Edward Swarbreck Hall, Francis Abbott
Meteorological records recorded at the Observatory, Hobart Town. Also includes leafing, flowering, and fruiting times of a few standard plants in the Royal Societies gardens for the month of April,1871.- This month though unusually mild as to temperature, and with great aerial movements, was characterised by high atmospheric pressure, wide daily range of temperature, defective rain-fall, &,c. The deaths were much below the average, and with a veiy equable distribution as to age, but a most unparalleled inequality of the sexes, females exceeding males in the proportion of 16 to 12.

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Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania

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iv-vi

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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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