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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4147

Figure 20. Ekman insulated bottle invented by Professor Fredrik Eckman for studies of the temperature and salinity of the waters of the Skagerrak in 1869. A model of this type was used by Nordenskiold on the VEGA in 1878 and was also used by the FRAM in 1893. This image shows the bottle in the descending position.

Image ID: ship4147, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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