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This is a geophysical item..... Do you know what it is?
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The Mystery Item for January 2023 is an offshore seismic detector planter and was donated to the GSH Museum by Sun Oil.
The Wilson magnetometer was used mainly for regional magnetometer surveys on land. It was usually used on a plane table and included a Brunton compass. This model is from 1929 and was manufactured by Ainsworth and donated by Texaco.
Light Box used with a torsion balance in the 1920’s to help with the gravity readings. It was built and donated by Humble Oil.
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