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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4490

Figure 33. Meteorological register used with hydrogen weather balloons flown from the PRINCESSE ALICE II on April 5, 1905 from a station north of Corsica. The balloons and register attained a height of 8000 meters before the balloons burst and the instruments were parachuted to the sea for recovery and reading. Readings from two temperature sensors and a pressure sensor were recorded.

Image ID: ship4490, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: North of Corsica, Mediterranean Sea
Photo Date: 1905 4 April
Photographer: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/

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