fathometer

Description:

The U.S. Weather Bureau, which transferred this item to the Smithsonian, termed it a fathometer, ocean, capsizing thermometer frame, Russian, 1940.

Date Made: 1940

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.316267Catalog Number: 316267Accession Number: 224564

Object Name: Fathometer

Measurements: overall: 5 7/16 in x 17 1/16 in x 4 1/2 in; 13.81125 cm x 43.33875 cm x 11.43 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-fa40-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1167485

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