Seismograph, 1965

Seismograph, 1965

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Credit: BRITISH CROWN COPYRIGHT, THE MET OFFICE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Seismograph at Kew Observatory. This device is used to record earthquakes. This is a Galitzen seismograph, and include a recording drum (30 centimetres across) and galvanometer lights. Kew Observatory, established in 1769, was an astronomical and geophysical observatory. It included equipment operated by the Met Office, the UK's national weather monitoring and forecasting service. Observations were carried out here until 1980, when the Met Office facilities were relocated. It is located in Old Deer Park, Richmond, London, UK. Photographed in June 1965.

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