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Subject: Seismometer on the Isle of Wight from 100 years ago
From: George and Sandy Bush gbush@.......
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:21:16 -0700


Here is an article that appeared on the BBC Daily E-mail < >
about an amateur seismologist back in the days when they were all 
amateurs. It has a picture of his instrument that he constructed 
using a cast-iron street lamp pole for the vertical support!

>** Island scientist who shook the world **
>A Victorian scientist who pioneered the study of earthquakes, is 
>remembered on the Isle of Wight, 100 years after his death.
>< >

Enjoy- George  


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