Collection of reprints by Dr H Jameson and other members of the Colombo Observatory, J P Andrews, A J Bamford and A P Kandasamy, mainly concerning climatology in Ceylon, 1912-1958.
Colombo Observatory, Ceylon
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- ReferenceGB 101 ICS 39
- Dates of Creation1912-1958
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description42 items
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Administrative / Biographical History
The history of meteorological observations in Ceylon, in the form of rainfall measurement, dates back to year 1850. Systematic recording of observations started during 1866-1883 under the Survey General of Ceylon. The Colombo Observatory was set up in 1907 on Bullers Road (Bauddhaloka Mawatha) in Colombo. Since 1948 it has been part of the Government Department of Meteorology.
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