TITLE

Lightning Strikes!

PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;3/7/2003, Vol. 72 Issue 20, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides facts on lightning. Views of people on lightning; Details on lightning safety. INSET: Lightning Safety.
ACCESSION #
9172011

 

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