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text Defining the wind : the Beaufort scale, and how a nineteenth century admiral turned science into poetry

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Introduction September 6, 1996: Hurricane Fran and before -- Beaufort of the Admiralty -- In search of the wind -- The Beaufort scale, and who wrote it, in a general way -- Reverse engineering the wind -- "Nature rightly questioned, never lies": t... Read more
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text
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290 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher
Crown Publishers 2004

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TADL-WOOD 551.518 HUL in Adult Non-fiction Available

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