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.
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.