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Title:
The best book of volcanoes
Author:
Adams, Simon, 1955-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Kingfisher, 2001.
Physical Description:
32 pages ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 6.3 0.5 49812.
ISBN:
9780753453513
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Explore the Earth's core, climb the world's highest peaks, and witness the dramatic eruptions of volcanoes. This enthralling introduction to one of the planet's mightiest physical forces shows how volcanoes are formed, where they are found and how they have changed the face of the Earth. Spectacular cut-away illustrations, fact panels, and a lively, informative text will keep young Earth Scientists on the boil. A reference section at the back of the book includes an illustrated glossary and acomprehensive index.


Author Notes

Simon Adams studied at London and Bristol universities, in England, before working as an editor of children's reference books and becoming a full-time writer six years ago


Table of Contents

What is a volcano?p. 4
Inside a volcanop. 6
Types of volcanoesp. 8
Where in the world?p. 10
Volcanic eruptionsp. 12
Rivers of firep. 14
Volcanic landsp. 16
Underwater volcanoesp. 18
Volcanic lakesp. 20
Major eruptionsp. 22
After the eruptionp. 24
Living on a volcanop. 26
Studying volcanoesp. 28
Volcanoes in spacep. 30
Glossaryp. 31
Indexp. 32

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