Reply to post: Re: "How to use a barometer to measure the height of a building."

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Re: "How to use a barometer to measure the height of a building."

"5) use barometer as a gnomon and scale the length of shadow up to extract height of building from it's shadow."

Even better, hold the barometer in front of you and move away from the building until the two are the same size (the Father Ted approach). This works even on cloudy days.

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