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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4165

Figure 38. Pettersson and Nansen water bottle for obtaining water and temperature observations. This type of bottle had concentric layers of insulating material for keeping the samples at the temperature at which it was obtained. This type of bottle was used by Nansen on the FRAM in 1893 and also used in 1900 on the MICHAEL SARS in the Norwegian Sea.

Image ID: ship4165, 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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