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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4055

Figure 50. Example of message included in floats invented by Prince Albert I of Monaco. Left: glass tube encasing the message. Right: Message as written in ten languages. The message requested information regarding the circumstances of of discovery of the float. This type of float was used between 1885 and 1887, but floats with this particular message were used in 1886

Image ID: ship4055, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Left: Detaille Right: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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