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Storm kings : the untold history of America's first tornado chasers

Autor Lee Sandlin
Vydavatel: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2013.
Vydání/formát:   e-kniha : Document : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrationsFrom the acclaimed author of Wicked River comes Storm Kings, a riveting tale of supercell tornadoes and the quirky, pioneering, weather-obsessed scientists whose discoveries created the science of modern meteorology.While tornadoes have occasionally been spotted elsewhere, only the central plains of North America have the perfect conditions for their creation. For the  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Electronic books
Doplňující formát: Print version:
(DLC)2012027314
Typ materiálu: Document, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Internet Resource, Computer File
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Lee Sandlin
ISBN: 9780307378521 0307378527 9781299240827 1299240828
OCLC číslo: 841908597
Popis: 1 online resource (xxv, 266 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill., maps.
Odpovědnost: Lee Sandlin.

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With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrationsFrom the acclaimed author of Wicked River comes Storm Kings, a riveting tale of supercell tornadoes and the quirky, pioneering, weather-obsessed scientists whose discoveries created the science of modern meteorology.While tornadoes have occasionally been spotted elsewhere, only the central plains of North America have the perfect conditions for their creation. For the early settlers the sight of a funnel cloud was an unearthly event. They called it the "Storm King," and their descriptions bordered on the supernatural: it glowed green or red, it whistled or moaned or sang. In Storm Kings, Lee Sandlin explores America's fascination with and unique relationship to tornadoes. From Ben Franklin's early experiments to the "great storm war" of the nineteenth century to heartland life in the early twentieth century, Sandlin re-creates with vivid descriptions some of the most devastating storms in...

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