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Observations on a Wind-Whirl

Nature volume 20, page 456 | Download Citation

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WHILE making magnetic determinations at Schell City, Mo., a wind whirl of some violence passed near our tent, moving with the characteristic swaying and halting motions of the tornado. Its base was quite pointed, and about two feet in diameter.

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    • FRANCIS E. NIPHER

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