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Author: A B C Whipple; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, [1982] ©1982.
Series: Planet earth.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses major storms such as whirlwinds, hurricanes, thunderstorms and tropical storms and includes essays on some notable storms of the past.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A B C Whipple; Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809443120 9780809443123 0809443139 9780809443130 0809443147 9780809443147
OCLC Number: 8195268
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: A preview of the end of the world --
Seeking the whirlwind's secrets --
A rush of discovery in Norway --
Hunting the hurricane --
Thunderstorms and their progeny --
Attempting to tame the weather --
Essays: The menace and marvel of storms ; The great Galveston gale of 1900 ; The blizzard that buried Buffalo ; The life cycle of a tropical terror ; Guarding against typhoons in Osaka ; An anatomy of thunderstorms and tornadoes ; Setting a snare for a superstorm.
Series Title: Planet earth.
Responsibility: by A.B.C. Whipple and the editors of Time-Life Books.

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Discusses major storms such as whirlwinds, hurricanes, thunderstorms and tropical storms and includes essays on some notable storms of the past.

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