Quakes, Eruptions and Other Geologic Cataclysms: Revealing the Earth's Hazards (The Living Earth Series)

Quakes, Eruptions and Other Geologic Cataclysms: Revealing the Earth's Hazards (The Living Earth Series)

by Jon Erickson
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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:
9780816049042
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Series:
The Living Earth Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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