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    Author(s): Donald A. Haines; Rodney W. Sando
    Date: 1969
    Source: Research Paper NC-34. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    This paper examines the importance of various climatic variables before seven well-known fires of the past. Also, the 1871 synoptic weather pattern preceding the Chicago-Peshtigo-Michigan fire disaster is examined in detail.

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    Citation

    Haines, Donald A.; Sando, Rodney W. 1969. Climatic conditions preceding historically great fires in the North Central Region. Research Paper NC-34. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    climatic conditions, fire, North Central Region

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