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Infographic: The Makings of a Hurricane

by on June 2, 2010
 

Rianovosti has a neat infographic that shows how a Hurricane forms and the various measurement systems used to gauge the power of them.  It starts with the fact that the word ‘Hurricane’ comes from the evil American Indian god ‘Hurakan’, and then covers the various hydrodynamic effects of a hurricane.

A hurricane is a storm. It got its name from the evil American Indian god Hurakan. | INFOgraphics | RIA Novosti.