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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:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Features significant updates and information on recent weather phenomena and the devastation and loss that resulted. Hurricanes Andrew, Dean, Felix, Gilbert, and Wilma are covered in detail, as well as the most destructive and deadly tropical cyclone witnessed in the United States in the last 50 years, Hurricane Katrina.
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Longshore, David.
Encyclopedia of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones.
New York : Facts on File, c2008
(DLC) 2007032336
(OCoLC)163605143
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Longshore
ISBN: 9781438118796 1438118791 9780816062959 0816062951
OCLC Number: 299156625
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 468 p.) : ill., maps.
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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