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Snow Crystals

Natural and Artificial

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674182769

Publication Date: 01/01/1954

510 pages

1763 illustrations


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Snow crystals have formed the subject of the author’s research for the past twenty years. From visual observation and photomicrographs, he classified the types of crystal that are seen in nature, including several that had not previously been found. Then in the laboratory, he succeeded in growing crystals of all these types. This unique work led to valuable meteorologic observations. The hundreds of pictures of snow crystals in this book will fascinate and instruct both scientists interested in the structure of crystals and all others who delight in beauty of design.

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