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Title:
Volcanoes & earthquakes
Author:
Rubin, Ken, 1962-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007.
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations, color maps. : 28 cm
Summary:
INsiders brings volcanoes & earthquakes to life, with the most up-to-date information and state-of-the-art 3-D illustrations that practically leap off every page, stimulating minds and imaginations in a whole new way.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Under the surface: Restless planet -- Spreading seas -- Tectonic collisions -- Hot spots -- Fire down below: Anatomy of a volcano -- Types of eruptions -- Lava and Ash -- volcanic landscapes -- Thermal springs and geysers -- Volcanologist in the field -- On shaky ground: When the earth moves -- Earthquake preparation -- After an earthquake -- Making of a tsunami -- Seismologists in the field -- Volcanoes: Toba -- Vesuvius -- Krakatau -- Mount St. Helens -- Kilauea -- Earthquakes: Lisbon -- San Francisco -- Hebgen Lake -- Kobe -- Indian Ocean tsunami -- Worlds alive -- Glossary -- Index.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.9 2.0 119687.
ISBN:
9781416938620
Format :
Book