And on the Means of Protecting Buildings and Shipping Against the Destructive Effects of Lightning Sir William Snow Harris. small rod of metal did not seem to be a sufficient canal to conduct so great a quantity of lightning as struck this steeple, and, upon the ... hoops and wouldings on the main-mast were burst open and broken in pieces, and some of the parts scattered to great distances. ... already alluded to (35), struck by lightning in Port Antonio, in Jamaica, in the autumn of 1803.
|Title||:||On the Nature of Thunderstorms|
|Author||:||Sir William Snow Harris|
|Publisher||:||London : J.W. Parker - 1843|