WILSON (EDWARD ADRIAN) 'On the Meteorological Observations of the Nat. Ant. Expedn. 1901'
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WILSON (EDWARD ADRIAN) 'On the Meteorological Observations of the Nat. Ant. Expedn. 1901'
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Lot Details
WILSON (EDWARD ADRIAN)
'On the Meteorological Observations of the Nat. Ant. Expedn. 1901', autograph manuscript on paper, in pencil, comprising title, 17 numbered sheets written on recto only and final leaf inscribed on verso "Paper on the 'Discovery' Meteorology. EAW. 1901", secured by metal hasp, 4to, 1901

Footnotes

  • Wilson's wider scientific duties on the expedition included the recording of temperatures and meteorological conditions at the top of Crater Hill, where he walked daily with Shackleton (and his sketch pad). This article gives details of the methods and apparatus used and the difficulties of getting equipment to work under such conditions.
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