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Admiral Robert FitzRoy

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Admiral Robert FitzRoy

Post by steve » Thu 30 Apr 2015 2:44 pm

The man who founded the Met Office took his own life 150 years ago today.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32483678
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Re: Admiral Robert FitzRoy

Post by PaulMy » Thu 30 Apr 2015 3:58 pm

I believe he also developed the Storm Glass which is one of my weather gadgets. I wasn't aware of the other history though.

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Re: Admiral Robert FitzRoy

Post by mcrossley » Fri 01 May 2015 2:52 pm

Did you buy or make your storm glass Paul?

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Re: Admiral Robert FitzRoy

Post by PaulMy » Fri 01 May 2015 9:56 pm

It was a gift.

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Re: Admiral Robert FitzRoy

Post by uncle_bob » Mon 04 May 2015 11:12 am

Interesting!
Thanks for sharing Steve.
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