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Encyclopedia of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones

Author: David Longshore
Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about various aspects of cyclonic systems as they appear in science, history, and culture; and includes maps, chronologies, photographs, and comments from first-hand observers of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Longshore
ISBN: 0816042918 9780816042913
OCLC Number: 42683221
Notes: Previously published: New York : Facts on File, ©1998.
Description: 372 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Entries A to Z --
Update: tropical cyclones since the first edition --
Appendix A. Hurricane safety procedures --
Appendix B. A chronology of hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, and tropical storms --
Appendix C. Tracing a tropical cyclone --
Appendix D. List of named hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, and tropical storms.
Responsibility: David Longshore.

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This work provides scholarly accounts of all major storm systems ever recorded. For many of the storms described, the author provides maps of their course, detailed chronologies of their progress,  Read more...

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