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The Resource Snow crystals, by W.A. Bentley and W.J. Humphreys

Snow crystals, by W.A. Bentley and W.J. Humphreys

Label
Snow crystals
Title
Snow crystals
Statement of responsibility
by W.A. Bentley and W.J. Humphreys
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over 2,000 photomicrographs of snowflakes, plus slides of frost, rime, glaze, dew, and hail. Introduction by meteorologist W. J. Humphreys discusses techniques of photographing snow crystals, science of crystallography, classification, and markings
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1865-1931
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bentley, W. A.
Dewey number
551.57/841
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Intended audience
012-up
LC call number
QC929.S7
LC item number
B4 1962
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1862-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Humphreys, W. J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Snowflakes
Label
Snow crystals, by W.A. Bentley and W.J. Humphreys
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This new Dover ed., first published in 1962, is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. in 1931"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 19-20)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- List of illustrations -- The snow crystal -- History -- Taking the snow crystal's picture -- Some facts of observation -- Classification -- Circumstances of occurence -- Markings -- Shapes of cavities -- Parasitic crystals -- Picture crystals -- Crystallography of the snow crystal -- Peculiar crystals -- Partial bibliography of the ice crystal -- The snowflake's closest of kin, and its cousin, the dewdrop -- Ice flowers -- Windowpane frost -- Dew and frost -- Rime -- Glaze -- Sleet -- Graupel
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780486202877
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
63000422
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
63000422 //r934
Label
Snow crystals, by W.A. Bentley and W.J. Humphreys
Publication
Note
"This new Dover ed., first published in 1962, is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. in 1931"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 19-20)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- List of illustrations -- The snow crystal -- History -- Taking the snow crystal's picture -- Some facts of observation -- Classification -- Circumstances of occurence -- Markings -- Shapes of cavities -- Parasitic crystals -- Picture crystals -- Crystallography of the snow crystal -- Peculiar crystals -- Partial bibliography of the ice crystal -- The snowflake's closest of kin, and its cousin, the dewdrop -- Ice flowers -- Windowpane frost -- Dew and frost -- Rime -- Glaze -- Sleet -- Graupel
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780486202877
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
63000422
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
63000422 //r934

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