First continental synoptic chart of Australia

Title

First continental synoptic chart of Australia

Subject

Meteorology, telegraphy

Description

The first recorded synoptic chart covering the whole of Australia was roughly drawn in pencil by Todd or his staff in April 1891 using the data that was telegraphed to Adelaide from approximately 30 weather observation stations.

Source

Charles Todd weather folios - imaging project of the Australian Meteorological Association

Date

29 April 1881

Type

Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPG)

Identifier

B18810429T1 1st continental map.jpg

Files

B18810429T1 1st continental map.jpg

Collection

Citation

charles todd or staff, “First continental synoptic chart of Australia,” Sir Charles Todd Research Centre, accessed August 4, 2020, https://toddresearch.omeka.net/items/show/25.