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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea02474

Diagram of the hurricane on the 3rd June 1839 reduced to half-scale from the General Chart, outer circle 530 miles in diameter. Time, Noon. From: "The Law of Storms in India" 1839-1842, by Henry Piddington. Calcutta, Bishop's College Press. First Memoir, 1839. P. 584. This was one of the first diagrams to show the circular shape and circulation of tropical cyclones.

Image ID: wea02474, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Indian Ocean
Photo Date: 1839


Category: Monsters/Typhoons/Diagram/

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