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Earthquakes

Author: Ewan McLeish; Richard Spilsbury
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2007.
Series: Natural disasters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the causes and impacts from earthquakes. Case studies include the collapse of Mexico City, the crumbling of Bam, Iran and the widespread destruction across Kashmir and Pakistan. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ewan McLeish; Richard Spilsbury
ISBN: 9780750249164 0750249161
OCLC Number: 271784153
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: When an earthquake strikes --
What causes earthquakes? --
Measuring earthquakes --
Case study: Mexico City, Mexico, 1985 --
Case study: San Francisco, USA, 1989 --
Case study: Kobe, Japan, 1995 --
Case study: Izmit, Turkey, 1999 --
Case study: Bam, Iran, 2003 --
Case study: Pakistan and Kashmir, 2005 --
Learning the lessons.
Series Title: Natural disasters.
Responsibility: Ewan McLeish.

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An exciting series that uses notable case studies and spectacular images from around the world to explore natural disasters and the impact they have on us.  Read more...

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