Nansen Bottle

Nansen Bottle

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Nansen bottles are used for obtaining samples of water at specific depths. Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), a Norwegian explorer and scientist, developed the form in 1894.
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Nansen bottle
overall: 5 in x 27 1/2 in x 4 in; 12.7 cm x 69.85 cm x 10.16 cm
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National Museum of American History
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