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Thermometer - Soil, Negretti & Zambra Object Reg. No: ST 022121

Summary:
Soil thermometer, made by Negretti & Zambra, London. Range + 10 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Tube protected by an outer glass sheath which is permanently fused to the thermometer at a point between the bulb & the lowest graduation, & having a ring top. Divided on the stem in single degrees and figured every 10 degrees.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: soil science, thermometers
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Meteorology
Tertiary Classification: thermometers
Inscriptions: Marked 'NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, LONDON. C.4740'.
Maker: Negretti & Zambra, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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