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The Resource Handbook of unusual natural phenomena, compiled by William R. Corliss ; illustrated by John C. Holden

Handbook of unusual natural phenomena, compiled by William R. Corliss ; illustrated by John C. Holden

Label
Handbook of unusual natural phenomena
Title
Handbook of unusual natural phenomena
Statement of responsibility
compiled by William R. Corliss ; illustrated by John C. Holden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive collection of reliable eye-witness accounts of unusual natural phenomena
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Corliss, William R
Dewey number
500.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QE53
LC item number
.C66
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Earth sciences
  • Sciences de la terre
  • Earth sciences
  • Natuurverschijnselen
  • Environment
Label
Handbook of unusual natural phenomena, compiled by William R. Corliss ; illustrated by John C. Holden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Luminous phenomena. Remarkable auroral phenomena -- Phenomena coincident with auroras -- Sky glows, sky brightenings, and weather lights -- Electric discharge phenomena -- Ball lightning -- Unusual forms of lightning -- Vagaries and odd effects of lightning -- Meteor- like phenomena -- Some reported strange effects of meteors -- Nocturnal lights -- Oceanic phosphorescent displays -- Optical and radio anomalies in the atmosphere. Color flashes from rising and setting astronomical bodies -- Curious sunset phenomena -- Unusual haloes and mock suns -- Rare rainbows and allied spectral phenomena -- Glories, Brocken Spectres, and associated phenomena / Fata Morganas and other mirages -- Radio and radar anomalies -- Unusual weather phenomena. Extraordinary precipitation -- Precipitation and astronomy -- Famous dark days -- Strange fogs -- Unusual clouds -- Idiosyncrasies of tornadoes and waterspouts -- Whirlwinds and dust devils -- Temperature anomalies -- Mysterious natural sounds. Extraordinary detonations -- Hums and hisses -- Bells, musical notes, melody
Control code
ocm03169482
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
542 pages
Isbn
9780915554010
Lccn
76049382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780915554010
  • (OCoLC)03169482
Label
Handbook of unusual natural phenomena, compiled by William R. Corliss ; illustrated by John C. Holden
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Luminous phenomena. Remarkable auroral phenomena -- Phenomena coincident with auroras -- Sky glows, sky brightenings, and weather lights -- Electric discharge phenomena -- Ball lightning -- Unusual forms of lightning -- Vagaries and odd effects of lightning -- Meteor- like phenomena -- Some reported strange effects of meteors -- Nocturnal lights -- Oceanic phosphorescent displays -- Optical and radio anomalies in the atmosphere. Color flashes from rising and setting astronomical bodies -- Curious sunset phenomena -- Unusual haloes and mock suns -- Rare rainbows and allied spectral phenomena -- Glories, Brocken Spectres, and associated phenomena / Fata Morganas and other mirages -- Radio and radar anomalies -- Unusual weather phenomena. Extraordinary precipitation -- Precipitation and astronomy -- Famous dark days -- Strange fogs -- Unusual clouds -- Idiosyncrasies of tornadoes and waterspouts -- Whirlwinds and dust devils -- Temperature anomalies -- Mysterious natural sounds. Extraordinary detonations -- Hums and hisses -- Bells, musical notes, melody
Control code
ocm03169482
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
542 pages
Isbn
9780915554010
Lccn
76049382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780915554010
  • (OCoLC)03169482

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