Volcanoes / Edition 4

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Overview

The most affordable, informative text available on the intricate anatomy of volcanoes, this concise paperback is the ideal text for classes in geology, atmospheric science and geography. Beautifully illustrated with both art and incredibly photos from the author's private collection.

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The previous edition of this thoroughly illustrated popular work was published in 1981. The new edition includes 16 pages of color plates along with information about recent events. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716789291
  • Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
  • Publication date: 10/7/2005
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 903,882
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Seams of the Earth
2. Surtsey, Iceland
3. Fire Under the Sea
4. Mt. St. Helens
5. Pinatubo, Philippines
6. Ring of Fire
7. Kilauea, Hawaii
8. Hot Spots
9. Lava, Ash, and Bombs
10. Lahars and Avalanches
11. Cones, Craters, and Calderas
12. Yellowstone
13. Roots of Volcanoes
14. Origin of the Sea and Air
15. Volcanic Power
16. Volcanic Treasures
17. Volcanoes and Climate
18. Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions
19. Reducing Volcanic Risk
20. Volcanoes in the Solar System

Appendix A. The World's Most Notorious Volcanoes
Appendix B. Volcanoes on the Internet
Appendix C. Metric-English Conversion Table
Glossary
Acknowledgements
Index

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