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“Such a rise in temperature due to compression is a well-known phenomenon, referred to as the Foehn effect.”
“When," says Mueller, in his History of Switzerland, "the wind called the Foehn is high the navigation of the lake becomes extremely dangerous.”
“In Switzerland a warm dry mountain wind, and very low atmospheric pressure, often combine to create the dreaded Foehn, similar to the Chinook and Santa Ana winds.”
“Depression, suicides, and some murders have been attributed to Foehn.”
“It is usual for the temperature to rise during a blizzard, and the failure to produce any Foehn effect of this nature suggested an absence of high land for at least 200 miles to the south and south – west.”
“And after that so glad they had their night tentacles and there they used to be, flapping and cycling, and a dooing a doonloop, panementically, around the waists of the ships, in the wake of their good old Foehn again, as tyred as they were, at their windswidths in the waveslength, the clipperbuilt and the five fourmasters and”
“Foehn winds were reported in the Taitung County, which continued for at least 18 hours.”
“On the ground in Hong Kong, I’m deeply indebted to Marco Foehn, a man whom the phrase tour guide does not do justice.”
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