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Quakes, Eruptions and Other Geologic Cataclysms: Revealing the Earth's Hazards
     

Quakes, Eruptions and Other Geologic Cataclysms: Revealing the Earth's Hazards

by Jon Erickson, Alexander E. Gates (Foreword by), Alexander E. Gates
 

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A geologist with a long string of books to his credit, Erickson revises his 1994 account for science enthusiasts by updating the hazards civilization faces when the planet reminds us that she is only sleeping, fitfully at times. He begins by setting out the geological forces that shape the earth, then discusses in turn the effects of ground shaking from earthquakes

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A geologist with a long string of books to his credit, Erickson revises his 1994 account for science enthusiasts by updating the hazards civilization faces when the planet reminds us that she is only sleeping, fitfully at times. He begins by setting out the geological forces that shape the earth, then discusses in turn the effects of ground shaking from earthquakes and the dangers posed by volcanic activity. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816045167
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Living Earth
Edition description:
2ND, REVISED
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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