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Earthquakes

Author: Catherine Chambers
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is an earthquake? - Tsunami - Measuring and predicting tsunmais - Tectonic plates - Rescue services after an earthquake - Designing buildings for shock-resistance - Effects on the landscape - World's most deadly earthquakes.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Chambers
ISBN: 0431096058 9780431096056 0431096120 9780431096124
OCLC Number: 46984595
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: Catherine Chambers.

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An examination of earthquakes. It includes case studies of famous natural disasters, age-appropriate geographical and scientific information, and information about how we attempt to monitor disasters  Read more...

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