aneroid barometer

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a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids


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E Coleman reached Athabasca Pass in 1893, the elevations of Athabasca Pass and Mount Brown were measured using an aneroid barometer and boiling point thermometer.
Nearly two centuries later, scientists discovered a way of measuring pressure without the use of mercury and the Aneroid barometer came into being.
Around the same time, he published How to use the Aneroid Barometer, which made significant improvements to the design and accuracy of the instrument.
The aneroid barometer was invented in 1843, measuring air pressure through the movement of a thin, flexible metal disc covering a chamber containing a partial vacuum.