Abstract of meteorological observations made in the Isle of Man from 1826 to 1829, inclusive
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Published by William Blackwood, T. Cadell in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English


  • Climatology -- Isle of Man.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Steuart ; communicated by Dr. Hibbert.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
ContributionsHibbert, Samuel, 1782-1848.
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QC989.G7 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 249-251
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19271672M

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