Story: Barnett, Miles Aylmer Fulton

Meteorologists at Kelburn, Wellington, 1929

Meteorologists at Kelburn, Wellington, 1929

Miles Aylmer Fulton Barnett was physicist at the DSIR in Wellington when this 1929 photograph of the release of a weather balloon at the Meterological Enclosure, Botanic Gardens, was taken. He stands on the left, with the range finder and theodolite used in the observation of the balloon.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-5217-1/4-G

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How to cite this page:

John Gabites. 'Barnett, Miles Aylmer Fulton', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 June 2024)