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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01136

Preparing to launch America's first "ballon-sonde." Since this first launch, literally millions of weather balloons have been launched by the National Weather Service and its predecessor organization. In: "The Principles of Aerography" by Alexander McAdie, 1917. Page 12.

Image ID: wea01136, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Missouri, St. Louis
Photo Date: 1904 September 15

Category: Instruments/Balloons/

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