Balloon sent from the National Observatory of Cuba to determine weather conditions, 1949
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Written on verso: "Hurricane "Watch Dogs", Havana, Cuba: The National Observatory of Cuba, which stands guard south of the Unites States, locates and reports all hurricanes which form in the south Caribbean. The hurricane "watch dogs" whose job it is to plot the course and intensity of all tropical storms, sends out advisories throughout the neighboring islands and the southern coast of Florida before the hurricanes has a chance to strike, these outposts, which are largely supplied by the United States weather bureau with latest weather instruments, send out a series of warnings depending upon the growth of the hurricane"; "NEW YORK BUREAU"; Men from the National Observatory send up a balloon to determine weather conditions prior to plotting the course of an impending hurricane
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- Balloon sent from the National Observatory of Cuba to determine weather conditions, 1949. 1949-09-07. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cubanphotos/id/5013. (Accessed November 21, 2018.)
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- (1949-09-07) Balloon sent from the National Observatory of Cuba to determine weather conditions, 1949. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cubanphotos/id/5013
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