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Encyclopedia of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones

Author: David Longshore
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2008.
Series: Facts on File science library.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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An A-to-Z reference to hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, and tropical storms contains four hundred entries that detail the science, history, and social impact of these severe weather phenomena.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Longshore
ISBN: 9780816062959 0816062951
OCLC Number: 163605143
Description: xi, 468 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A to Z entries --
Appendix A. Hurricane safety procedures --
Appendix B.A chronology of hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, and tropical storms --
Appendix C. Tracking a tropical cyclone --
Appendix D. List of named hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, and tropical storms.
Series Title: Facts on File science library.
Responsibility: David Longshore.
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Features information on weather phenomena and the devastation and loss that often resulted. This title covers Hurricanes Andrew, Gilbert, and Wilma as well as the destructive tropical cyclone -  Read more...

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