Storms and Wild Water, by Pike, Dag
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- ISBN: 9781574092899 | 1574092898
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/1/2009
Storms at sea are terrifying and awe-inspiring, and provide an unparalleled thrill to those who encounter them¿and survive. This highly illustrated book brings storms vividly to life. The gripping text recounts experiences of small boats and large ships fighting their way to safety, while the photography brings home the sheer power of nature. It is an exciting and fascinating read. Chapters feature: ¿ What conditions whip up storms ¿ Small-boat experiences in storms ¿ Ships in storms ¿ The impact of storms on the land ¿ Formation of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones ¿ Whirlpools and maelstroms ¿ Tsunamis ¿ Atlantic, Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean storms ¿ Monsoons ¿ Global warming