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Earthquakes : witness to disaster

Author: Judith Bloom Fradin; Dennis B Fradin
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the earthquake in Alaska in 1964 as told by eyewitness accounts of this disaster.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Bloom Fradin; Dennis B Fradin
ISBN: 9781426302114 1426302118 9781426302121 1426302126
OCLC Number: 180080589
Description: 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: "The ground would not stop shaking" : Alaska, 1964 --
"As if a giant foot had stepped on it" : Why does the earth quake? --
"The heart of this old earth was broken" : famous earthquakes --
"Only a matter of time" : predicting and preparing for earthquakes --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Further reading and research --
Interviews by the authors --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Judy & Dennis Fradin.
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Gives readers a historical perspective on the human experience of earthquakes. This book gives a scientific perspective on why they occur and what scientists are doing to help people stay out of the  Read more...

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