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Figure 45. A rheostat controlled bathymeter invented by Emil Stahlberger in 1873. This instrument was designed to measure currents, depth, and take bottom samples. It was used for the first time in the Gulf of Fiume aboard the Austrian corvette MINERVA.

Image ID: ship4050, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: P. Roggero
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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