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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4191

Figure 63. Van Dorn bottle created by Dr. William G. Van Dorn in 1956. It is questionable whether this should be considered a "modern" instrument given its materials of construction. However, on second thought, it is very similar to modern valve-closing bottles. Left: descending. Right: ascending.

Image ID: ship4191, 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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