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The nature of violent storms.

Author: Louis J Battan
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books [©1961]
Series: Science study series, S19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every year hurricanes, tornadoes and other violent storms result in great damage to property and the loss of many lives. Much of the destruction wrought by these storms is due to man's very limited knowledge of the forces that cause them, yet the science of meteorology is helping man live with these storms even if he cannot yet tame them.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis J Battan
OCLC Number: 1247228
Description: 158 pages illustrations 19 cm.
Contents: Thermals and convective clouds --
Air motions and the forces that produce them --
Thunderstorms --
Tornadoes --
Hurricanes --
Cyclones.
Series Title: Science study series, S19.
Responsibility: [Illus. by Robert E. Ridley].

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Every year hurricanes, tornadoes and other violent storms result in great damage to property and the loss of many lives. Much of the destruction wrought by these storms is due to man's very limited knowledge of the forces that cause them, yet the science of meteorology is helping man live with these storms even if he cannot yet tame them.

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