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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4054

Figure 49. Float invented by Prince Albert I of Monaco and Georges Pouchet for study of currents in the North Atlantic off l'HIRONDELLE in 1887. Left: the unit as it would be seen in the water. Right: the internal structure of the float. A thousand of these floats were released mainly northwest of the Azores in July 1887.

Image ID: ship4054, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Left: D. Mille. Right: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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