Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones

Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Provides detailed accounts of all major cyclonic storms ever recorded and includes explanations of meteorological terms, descriptions of storm activity by region, and a chronology of global tropical storm activity

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Entries offer a portrait of cyclonic storms as the appear in science, in history, and in culture. All major tropical cyclones ever recorded are described. Many entries contain maps, detailed chronologies of the storm's progress, b&w photos, and comments from firsthand observers. Includes entries on named storms, regions, meteorological terms and instruments, and key figures in the field, plus a 700-year chronology of global tropical storm activity, a sample hurricane tracking chart, and instructions for plotting approaching storms. For general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1998.
ISBN: 9780816033980
Branch Call Number: R 551.552
Characteristics: 372 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.


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