Atmospheric Pressure, Measurement
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Calculations of Barometrical Observations in Palma, Canary Islands, 12 July 1854
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 36-38
Scope and Contents Calculations of Barometrical Observations in La Palma, Canary Islands giving heights in feet of various volcanic features including of the Central Ridge of the Caldera, 12 July 1854.
Dates: 12 July 1854
Europe's Annual Pressure and Rainfall, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Map of Europe showing the annual pressure and rainfall across the continent in the early/mid 20th century.
Letter to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker from Charles James Bunbury, 11 November 1854
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 33-35
Scope and Contents Summary is noted by Lyell as 'Barometrial measurement of Heights'. Letter to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker from Charles James Bunbury full of social chat, he mentions that "Mr Bunbury" [Henry Edward Bunbury, his father] gave a lecture to the Bury Atheneum on his recent trip to Madeira and Tenerife. He includes notes entitled " The Neutral Point of Sir C Lyell's Barometer", 11 November 1854.
Dates: 11 November 1854
Letter to Mary [Lyell] from [Charles James Bunbury], c 1850
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 42-44
Scope and Contents Letter to Mary [Lyell] from [Charles James Bunbury] giving barometrical observations in feet which were taken on the Island of Gran Canaria. Bunbury states that he has passed these measurements to Dr Hooker in order that he might verify them, 1850s.
Dates: c 1850
Notes and Correspondence on the Geology of the Madeiran and Canary Islands, 1854-1856
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/2 (Lyell 2)
Scope and Contents Notes and Correspondence on the Geology of the Madeiran and Canary Islands consists of: Cross-sections Correspondence Notes Barometrical observations Maps Sketches concerning fossils, shells, and geological features found on the Madeiran and Canary Islands Draft manuscripts for a paper containing Lyell's...