Recent Advances in Meteorology: Systematically Arranged in the Form of a Text-book Designed for Use in the Signal Service School of Instruction at Fort Myer, Va., and Also for a Hand-book in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885 - Meteorology
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