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Meteorology records and notes on the meterology and mortality of the month of July, 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 July 1871.- The weather this month was unusually wet, windy, and warm, with great mutations of atmospheric pressure, and an excessive daily-range of temperature, together with ozone above the average. It is very remarkable that exactly one-half of all the deaths were at and above 60 years of age, while deaths under 20 years old were less than one-fifth of the whole. The total deaths were about 24 per cent, less than the July average for the previous 14 years.

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

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xii-xiv

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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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