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Volume 56, 1926
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(a.) The Country Wells.

The effect of the variations of the barometer previously recorded (1) were found again in every record made during the present series of

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observations, but were differently developed in different wells. The Lincoln College well (344 ft.) rises four times as much as the barometer falls, but a near-by well of 60 ft. in depth showed a water-rise only equal to the barometer-fall. A typical week's graph for this well is reproduced (fig. 2), the well reading being inverted.