The New York Public Library Incredible Earth Discover ancient fossils and vast oceans. Explore devastating earthquakes and explosive volcanoes. Find the answers to your questions about our incredible Earth . How was Earth formed? See page 3. When did life begin? See page 30. If you dug a hole to the center of Earth, what would you find? See page 46. What is a volcanic bomb? See page 78. What is the largest active volcano in the world? See page 85. What does an earthquake sound like? See page 103. How much of Earth's surface is covered by water? See page 109. Why is the ocean blue? See page 109. What is the longest river in the world? See page 127. How does thunder roll? See page 161. A Stonesong Press Book
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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books includeThe New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York PublicLibrary Book of Answers, and The New York Public Library Student'sDesk Reference.
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Table of Contents
The Beginning of the Universe.
The Beginning of Life.
Earth Inside and Out.