The height, as measured by a sympiesometer, was about 2,800 feet.
"The Malay Archipelago" by Alfred Russell Wallace
They, as well as sympiesometers, are likewise dependent or secondary instruments, and liable to deterioration.
"Barometer and Weather Guide" by Robert Fitzroy
Small pocket sympiesometers are sometimes fitted with ivory scales, and protected by a neat velvet-lined pasteboard or morocco case.
"A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments" by Henry Negretti
The sympiesometer had been more on the alert, and had fallen more rapidly.
"Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836" by Robert FitzRoy