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The Lightning Book

Viemeister, Peter E

ISBN 10: 0262220172 / ISBN 13: 9780262220170
Editorial: MIT Press, Cambridge, 1972
Usado Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Arundel Books (Seattle, WA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Cambridge: MIT Press. 1972. F First Edition. H Hardcover. Very Good. With the signature on front endpaper of longtime Seattle weatherman Harry Wappler, during his stint at WNBC (dated July, 1973). Wappler was the beloved forecaster for Seattle's KIRO for some 30 years. 316pp. N° de ref. de la librería 00509859

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Título: The Lightning Book

Editorial: MIT Press, Cambridge

Año de publicación: 1972

Encuadernación: H Hardcover

Ilustrador: B&W illus..

Condición del libro:Very Good

Edición: F First Edition.

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Of all the manifestations of nature, perhaps none is more spectacular than the awesome flashes of lightning which are powerful enough to dig deep holes, split or uproot large trees, and throw heavy objects for hundreds of feet. Every year lightning causes millions of dollars' worth of damage and the loss of hundreds of lives in the United States alone, yet it performs a necessary and fascinating role in maintaining the balance of nature.

This book presents the facts about lightning: why it happens, what it does, and what can be done about it. Many of the chapters include practical advice on protection from lightning—for the home owner, the boat owner, the golfer, the farmer, the swimmer, and many others—advice that can significantly reduce property losses and save lives. Numerous photographs, drawings, and diagrams accompany the text.

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"Lucid, entertaining, and useful."
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