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Meteorological observations, 1888 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/121

Scope and Contents

Various meteorological observations comprised mainly of phenomena seen, but with some recorded observations:

'Weather chart of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution', October to December 1888.

Newspaper cutting from 'The Advertiser', Adelaide, 29 April 1891, concerning the summer of 1890-1891.

Photograph of a lightning flash taken by R. Law, 1891.

Barometric and meteorological data taken aboard SS 'Lapwing' during the passage from Harwich to Hamburg on 10 November 1891.

Report of the weather at Sydney, Australia, between 4 January and 23 April 1893.

Tables of rainfall in the Lake District for varying numbers of years, 1893.


  • 1888 - 1893

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:43:35+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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