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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs05523

Map showing the mean vertical and horizontal motions of the atmosphere in the case of a homogenous sruface of the Earth in the two Polar Hemispheres by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 37. This was the first depiction of what are now known as Ferrel Cells.

Image ID: cgs05523, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/

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