Weather for Hillwalkers, Hardback Book

Weather for Hillwalkers Hardback

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For years hillwalkers and climbers have struggled to understand the complexities of weather systems.

Written by a professional weather forecaster, Weather for Hillwalkers provides invaluable insight to the beginner and veteran alike. Now in a new edition, Malcolm Thomas offers an understanding of the principles of the elements - the causes of wind, rain, snow, cloud, fog, thunder and clear skies - and looks at how they are affected by mountains and high ground. Readers will learn the terminology of depressions, warm and cold fronts, air masses and more; how to interpret weather maps; and how to make short-term weather forecasts from observations.

This is essential reading for those tackling the elements amongst the hills.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128 pages, 15 Illustrations, color; 80 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Weather
  • ISBN: 9780750992442

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