Vulcan's Fury: Man Against the Volcano

Vulcan's Fury: Man Against the Volcano

by Alwyn Scarth

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ISBN-13: 9780300091236
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 09/10/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.88(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

About the Author


Alwyn Scarth was lecturer in geography at the University of Dundee. His most recent book is Savage Earth.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxi
1Introduction1
2Stromboli13
3Vesuvius, AD 7921
4Monte Nuovo, 153843
5Etna, 166957
6Oraefajokull, 172777
7Lanzarote, 1730-173687
8Laki, 1783105
9Coseguina, 1835123
10Krakatau, 1883135
11Montagne Pelee, 1902157
12Paricutin, 1943191
13Mount St Helens, 1980211
14Nevado del Ruiz, 1985227
15Lake Nyos, 1986245
16Pinatubo, 1991255
17Conclusion275
Sources and Further Reading281
Index288
Illustration Acknowledgements300

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