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Ebb and Flow The tides of earth, air, and water
Ebb and Flow The tides of earth air and water Author:Albert Defant The story of tides is the story of forces that move our whole world---the oceans, the air, the very earth we stand on. This book describes what the tides are, how they work, and why. — The author explains many apparent mysteries---the tidal wave of the Amazon, why a full moon brings on a spring tide, why the tide rises twice a day at San Francis... more »co and once a day at Manila---as he tells what science has discovered about these cosmic forces in action.