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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4380

Figure 9. Buchanan piezometer (Water Model). John Buchanan was responsible for the systematic use of various apparatus for the study of sea water and its properties during the CHALLENGER Expedition. To that end, he invented and deployed numerous piezometers including this one that was tested March 6, 1876, in the south Atlantic at Lat. 37 S, Long. 43 W.

Image ID: ship4380, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/

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