Cover image for Earthquakes.
Title:
Earthquakes.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm.
Summary:
"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, 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:
What is an earthquake? -- Drifting plates -- The San Francisco earthquake -- Seismic waves -- Earthquake scales -- What happens during an earthquake? -- The Armenian earthquake of 1988 -- Earthquake and fire in Tokyo -- The Kobe earthquake -- Sinking into the earth -- The Mexico City earthquake -- Tsunamis -- The Lisbon earthquake of 1755 -- Landslides and floods -- Avalanche in the Andes -- The Tangshan earthquake -- An earthquake in the Himalayas -- The Chilean earthquake -- Monitoring and predicting earthquakes -- Preparing for earthquakes.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.0 2.0 121217.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780716698043
Format :
Book