This highly readable and informative guide answers hundreds of fascinating questions about storms and atmospheric phenomena. In addition to dispelling common misconceptions, it imparts a wealth of solid scientific data about hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, wind, fog, ice storms, and other event... read more
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This highly readable and informative guide answers hundreds of fascinating questions about storms and atmospheric phenomena. In addition to dispelling common misconceptions, it imparts a wealth of solid scientific data about hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, wind, fog, ice storms, and other events. The text is embellished with 72 drawings and 20 photographs.
Reprint of 1001 Questions Answered About Storms and Other Natural Air Disasters, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1970.
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