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Wind

How the Flow of Air Has Shaped Life, Myth, and the Land

Wind( )
Author: DeBlieu, Jan
ISBN:978-0-395-78033-6
Publication Date:Jul 1998
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $32.95
Book Description:

Siroccos, Santa Anas, chinooks, and monsoons - the wind has as many names as its moods. Few other forces have so universally shaped the lands and waters of the earth, the plants and animals, the patterns of exploration, settlement, and civilization. Few other phenomena have exerted such profound influence on the history and psyche of humankind. Wind touches all of us every day of our lives, and yet remarkably little has been written about it except as a component of the weather. In...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Weather
Science / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14 x 21 x 2.1 cm
Book Weight:0.47 Kilograms



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