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Earthquakes and volcanoes

Author: Fiona Watt
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., ©1994.
Series: Usborne understanding geography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an introduction to the complex processes which cause earthquakes or eruptions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Watt
ISBN: 0746009844 9780746009840 0881105929 9780881105926
OCLC Number: 30424705
Notes: Originally published in 1993 by Usborne Publishing Ltd.
Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Origins of the Earth --
Moving surface --
Movement at plate boundaries --
How earthquakes happen --
During an earthquake --
Measuring and monitoring earthquakes --
Volcanoes --
Volcanic eruptions --
Lava-flows, blocks and bombs --
Volcanic islands --
Active, dormant and extinct --
Hot rock --
Tsunami --
Monitoring earthquakes and eruptions --
Avoiding disasters --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Usborne understanding geography.
Responsibility: Fiona Watt ; designed by Linda Penny ; illustrated by Jeremy Gower and Chris Shields ; scientific consultant, Susanna van Rose ; series designer, Stephen Wright ; edited by Corinne Stockley and Felicity Brooks.

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