Champlain Society Meteorological Records, Northeast Harbor, 1879

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


The Champlain Society was a group of Harvard students who summered on Mount Desert Island from 1879 to 1889.

During the summer of 1879, a few of the Society's members recorded the daily climate and meteorological activity, including temperature, humidity, wind direction and velocity, and weather at various stations located throughout the island.

Samuel A. Eliot was the principle recorder.

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  • Title: Champlain Society Meteorological Records, Northeast Harbor, 1879
  • Creator: Mount Desert Historical Society
  • Creation Date: 1879
  • Subject Date: 1879
  • Locations:
    • Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
    • Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, bound
  • Dimensions: 2.1 cm x 1.7 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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PO Box 653, 353 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 276-9323

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