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Title: Natural Hazards- Fiery Foe
Authors: Datta, Sukanya
Issue Date: Oct-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">A Wildfire (also known as bush fire, forest <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">fire, grass fire, hill fire, peat fire, vegetation <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">fire, and wild-land fire depending on the <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">type of vegetation that is burning) is, as its <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">name implies, a fire that occurs in the bush <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">(collective term for scrub, woodland or <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">grassland). Wild fires are different from <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">other fires in the huge sizes they can attain, <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">by their swiftness and their ability to <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">suddenly change direction. Wildfires can <span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: TT7DEEO00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">jump gaps such as roads and rivers. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>
Description: 56-57
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10364
ISSN: 0036-8512
Appears in Collections:SR Vol.47(10) [October 2010]

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