Royal Meteorological Society Quarterly, Spenser Russell, 1930.
 The Fire Came By, John Baxter & Thomas Atkins, Warner Books, 1977, p.
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Trees felled by the Tunguska explosion.
The scientists persuaded the government to fund the expedition, based on the assumption that iron from the meteorite could be retrieved and used by Soviet industry. Because the explosion occurred in mid air, no meteorite was found, but the scientists were able to bring back large quantities of fresh Tunguska, which is quite delicious on toast.