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What does AB stand for?

AB stands for Aneroid Barometer

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The aneroid barometer was a newer addition to a field geologist's kit, being the lightest and most easily read instrument for determining altitude, although its readings varied with humidity and rough usage.
A: CIRCA 1910, Aneroid Barometer with mercury ther mometer, in oak in ornate carved case at auction pounds 100/pounds 150.
E Coleman reached Athabasca Pass in 1893, the elevations of Athabasca Pass and Mount Brown were measured using an aneroid barometer and boiling point thermometer.
He was known to have performed an experiment comparing the performance of the new aneroid barometer supplied by Negretti and Zambra against that of the mercury barometer.