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Aneroid typhoon barometer for use in the Far East, c. 1870

G. Falconer & Co.

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Most barometers are marked for temperate latitudes weather patterns. This Hong Kong made example is marked exclusively for local use, with marking related to South China’s monsoonal weather system and its location in the typhoon belt.

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  • Title: Aneroid typhoon barometer for use in the Far East, c. 1870
  • Creator: G. Falconer & Co.
  • Location Created: Hong Kong
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 8 cm Diameter: 24 cm
  • Original Language: English
  • Type: Instrument
  • Rights: ©Hong Kong Maritime Museum
  • Medium: Brass, wood and glass
  • object id: HKMM2008.0252.0001

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