Origin of hypsometer
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The readings of the hypsometer gave practically the same result day after day; the ascent we were looking for failed to appear.
At the same time, inside the tent we got the water to boiling and took a reading with the hypsometer.Inca Land|Hiram Bingham
Mertz boiled the hypsometer when necessary to ascertain our elevation above sea-level.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
The hypsometer is only an instrument for determining the boiling-point, which gives one the height above the sea.
I took the observation for longitude and latitude, found the height by hypsometer, and took some photographs.