Ballooning

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Ballooning

See also Aviation.
Balloon Hoax, The
1844 news story falsely reports that eight men have crossed the Atlantic in a balloon. [Am. Lit.: The Balloon Hoax in Poe]
Ferguson, Samuel
embarks with two others on air-borne journey over Africa. [Fr. Lit.: Five Weeks in a Balloon]
Wizard of Oz
reaches and departs from Oz in circus balloon. [Children’s Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
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The long-distance ballooners so common on the Pumice Plain were taken in much lower numbers at forested control sites nearby (Crawford, 1985), suggesting that trees "strain" many ballooners from air passing among them.
dentosa and erigonine juveniles at WS strongly suggests a resident population, and is distinctly different from the pattern of incoming Erigone ballooners at other sites.
The VLR fails to resolve ballooners because spiders lack distinctive allometric ratios and tend to have masses near or below the critical threshold for the radar (Chapman et al.