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Peshtigo: a tornado of fire revisited
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U.S. Weather Bureau map for Oct. 8, 1871. This map shows the large low pressure system responsible for the winds that undoubtedly helped turn scattered forest fires into a massive firestorm. (Image courtesy of Wisconsin Electronic Reader)

U.S. Weather Bureau map for Oct. 8, 1871. This map shows the large low pressure system responsible for the winds that undoubtedly helped turn scattered forest fires into a massive firestorm.

(Image courtesy of Wisconsin Electronic Reader)
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