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Temperature Scales, 1870

Temperature Scales, 1870 Stock Photo

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1760 x 5473 px | 14.9 x 46.3 cm | 5.9 x 18.2 inches | 300dpi


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Thermometers intercomparing Reaumur, Celsius, and Fahrenheit temperature scales taken from "Naturwunder Im Reiche der Luft", Natural Wonders in the Realm of Air, 1870. Reamur, a temperature scale on which water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 80 degrees. Celsius a temperature scale in which 0å¡ represents the ice point and 100å¡ the steam point. Fahrenheit temperature scale in which 32å¡ represents the ice point and 212å¡ the steam point.