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Awesome forces : the natural hazards that threaten New Zealand

Author: Geoffrey R F Hicks; Hamish Campbell; Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Limited.; New Zealand. Earthquake Commission.
Publisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Te Papa Press in association with EQC and IGNS, 1998.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey R F Hicks; Hamish Campbell; Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Limited.; New Zealand. Earthquake Commission.
ISBN: 0909010587 9780909010584 9781877385872 1877385875
OCLC Number: 43946259
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 159 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword: Cheryll Sotheran, Andrew West, David Middleton --
g1. Our place : the forces that shaped New Zealand / Hamish Campbell --
2. Blow up! : volcanoes / Bruce Houghton --
3. The big one! : earthquakes / Alan Hull --
4. Beware falling rocks! : landslides / Eileen and Mauri McSaveney --
5. The last wave : tsunami / Willem de Lange --
6. Wet 'n wild : weather / Jim Salinger --
The awesome forces of nature.
Responsibility: edited by Geoff Hicks and Hamish Campbell.

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