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ERIC Number: EJ174413
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Publication Date: 1978
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The Legacy of Admiral Beaufort
Heidorn, Keith
Sea Frontiers, 24, 1, 39-43, Jan-Feb 78
Francis Beaufort was a British naval officer who developed a wind force scale based on the effect of wind strength on frigate sails. Over the years, this scale has been modified, and today it is used internationally to describe the speed of the wind using numerical equivalents. (MA)
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