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Defining the Wind : The Beaufort Scale and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science Into Poetry
by Scott Huler


Overview - Defining the Wind is a wonderfully written account of one man s crusade to learn about what the wind is made of by tracing the history of the Beaufort Scale and its eccentric creator, Sir Francis Beaufort. It s as much about the language we use to describe our world as it is an exhortation to observe it more closely."  Read more...

 
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Overview
Defining the Wind is a wonderfully written account of one man s crusade to learn about what the wind is made of by tracing the history of the Beaufort Scale and its eccentric creator, Sir Francis Beaufort. It s as much about the language we use to describe our world as it is an exhortation to observe it more closely."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781400048854
  • ISBN-10: 1400048850
  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • Publish Date: June 2005
  • Page Count: 290
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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