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Record #164057:

Gale force 10: the life and legacy of Admiral Beaufort, 1774-1857 / Nicholas Courtney.

Title: Gale force 10: the life and legacy of Admiral Beaufort, 1774-1857 / Nicholas Courtney.
Author(s): Courtney, Nicholas.
Date: 2002.
Publisher: London: Headline
Abstract: Biography of Hydrographer to the Navy, who developed famous wind scale and made a considerable contribution to charting through expeditions organized to all parts of the world, including polar regions.
Keywords: 92 -- Biographies: Beaufort, Francis.
061.1 -- Organizations, government: Great Britain. Hydrographic Office.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Beaufort, F.]
ISBN: 0747272107
SPRI record no.: 164057

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