Turbidity Gauge

Turbidity Gauge

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Description
The U.S. Geological Survey transferred this small aluminum tube to the Smithsonian in 1907, explaining that it was for determining the amount of suspended matter in water.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
turbidity tube
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 in; 2.8575 cm x 6.0325 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
PH.248695
catalog number
248695
accession number
48341
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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