March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p7
Presents statistics on kite flying. Includes: The highest point reached by one kite; The fastest wind ever recorded on the Earth's surface; The number of kilowatt-hours of electricity produced by United States wind turbines in 1991; The amount of money spent on wind-energy development by Europeans in 1992; More.


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