Taking the range of the barometer in Great Britain from 28 to 31 in., giving a difference of 3 in.
Thorpe employed a barometer tube 96 cm.
The bank balance is our best barometer of the business.
The regular variations in pressure of the air indicated by the barometer and the annual and diurnal oscillations are as well marked in the Himalaya as elsewhere, but the amount of vapour held in suspension diminishes so rapidly with the altitude that not more than one-sixth (sometimes only one-tenth) of that observed at the foot of the mountains is found at the greatest heights.
Not too bad a piece of work by Munro in 1891, using existing maps and aneroid barometer!