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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. "Page after page of patterns, one more beautiful than the next." — Country Journal. 202 plates.

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Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates.

Synopsis:

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. "...page after page of patterns, one more beautiful than the next..."-Country Journal. 202 plates.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PART I THE SNOW CRYSTAL

  HISTORY

  TAKING THE SNOW CRYSTAL'S PICTURE

  SOME FACTS OF OBSERVATION

  CLASSIFICATION

  CIRCUMSTANCES OF OCCURRENCE

  MARKINGS

  SHAPES OF CAVITIES

  PARASITIC CRYSTALS

  PICTURE CRYSTALS

  CRYSTALLOGRAPHY OF THE SNOW CRYSTAL

  PECULIAR CRYSTALS

  PARTIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE ICE CRYSTAL

"PART II THE SNOWFLAKE'S CLOSEST OF KIN, AND ITS COUSIN, THE DEWDROP"

  ICE FLOWERS

  WINDOWPANE FROST

  DEW AND FROST

  RIME

  GLAZE

  SLEET

  GRAUPEL

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486202877
With:
Humphreys, W. J.
Author:
Humphreys, W. J.
Author:
J
Author:
Humphreys, W
Author:
Bentley, W. A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Nature - Weather
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
Snow crystals
Subject:
Snowflakes.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Bentley s snow crystals
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Publication Date:
19620631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2,453 images
Pages:
226
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8 in 1.4 lb

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Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates.
"Synopsis" by ,
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. "...page after page of patterns, one more beautiful than the next..."-Country Journal. 202 plates.

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