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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

hurricane

Definition

A tropical cyclone of great intensity; any wind reaching a speed of more than 73 miles per hour (117 kilometers per hour) is said to have hurricane force. (Source: MGH)

Themes
  • climate
  • natural dynamics
Groups
  • ATMOSPHERE (air, climate)
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/4077