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Thermometer, deep sea

Description

Deep sea thermometer used in the 'Challenger' experiments, by Casella-Miller, London, c.1880

Museum reference

T.1999.382.1

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Thermometer, deep sea

Production information

Casella-Miller, Manufacturer
London, England, Northern Europe

Date

c. 1880

Physical description

metal, glass, mercury, string, rubber

Associations

Tested by Professor Tait: Tait, Peter Guthrie, Professor, 1831 - 1901

References

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, volXVII, 1869, pp. 482 - 487

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, vol XVIII, 1870, pp. 408 - 417

Eric L. Mills, 100 years of Oceanography, 1973, pp. 58 - 63

McConnel, No Sea Too Deep, 1982, pp. 97 - 98

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