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Paper, 'Observations on winds' by John Aubrey

Reference number: CLP/4i/34

Date: 14 December 1671

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John Aubrey presents some observations on winds, the direction of wind and how to measure these, which he had executed in the 1650s and 60s. He discusses the power of wind, including the blowing down of hundreds of oak trees. Includes annotations from William Brouncker, dated 1673.

Subject: Meteorology

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CLP/4i/34
Earliest possible date
14 December 1671
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Ink on paper.
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6 pages
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Manuscript

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John Aubrey

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William Brouncker

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John Aubrey, William Brouncker, Paper, 'Observations on winds' by John Aubrey, 14 December 1671, CLP/4i/34, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4i_34/paper-observations-on-winds-by-john-aubrey, accessed on 23 May 2024

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