Weather Charts for the Northern Hemisphere

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    WE present to our readers.with this number a copy of the latest work of the United States Signal Office—the Monthly International Weather Chart of the Northern Hemisphere based on simultaneous observations. The copies are the first published for distribution in Europe, and are at our request furnished from Washington. The work marks an important step in meteorological progress. The origin and purposes of the chart and its connection with others are sufficiently set forth in the following extracts from the Annual Report of the Chief Signal Officer to the Hon. Secretary of War of the United States:—

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    Weather Charts for the Northern Hemisphere . Nature 20, 381–383 (1879) doi:10.1038/020381a0

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