Volcanoes: A Waterproof Pocket Guide to the Types of Volcanoes, Flows & Rocks Formed

Volcanoes: A Waterproof Pocket Guide to the Types of Volcanoes, Flows & Rocks Formed

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 


Educational and entertaining, this folding pocket field guide provides a simplified introduction to the different types of volcanoes, volcanic hazards (including flying debris, pyroclastic flows, geysers and mud pots), and the rocks and calderas that are formed as a result of eruptions. Also reviews the history of volcanic events worldwide, their relationship to…  See more details below

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Educational and entertaining, this folding pocket field guide provides a simplified introduction to the different types of volcanoes, volcanic hazards (including flying debris, pyroclastic flows, geysers and mud pots), and the rocks and calderas that are formed as a result of eruptions. Also reviews the history of volcanic events worldwide, their relationship to tsunamis and earthquakes and prominent active volcanic areas worldwide. Will appeal equally to novice volcanologists and students of geology and geography. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583558478
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
05/13/2014
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
12
Sales rank:
800,718
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


James Kavanagh has authored reference guides to nature, science, travel and languages. His 450+ titles have sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide. For more information, please visit waterfordpress.com.

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