Cover image for Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones.
Title:
Hurricanes, typhoons, & other tropical cyclones.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm.
Summary:
"A discussion of major types of natural disasters, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Wind and cyclones -- Changing history -- Building up to a hurricane -- Hurricane Mitch -- The great hurricane of 1780 -- The eye of the storm -- Storm surges -- Galveston?s great storm -- Hurricane Katrina -- Studying hurricanes -- Okeechobee and Long Island -- Big winds of the Pacific -- Japan and the Philippines -- Typhoon cobra -- Storms off the Indian Ocean -- Bangladesh -- The destruction of Darwin -- Surviving a hurricane -- Activity -- Glossary -- Additional resources.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.2 2.0 121190.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780716698081
Format :
Book