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Natural disasters

Author: Lee Davis
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, Inc., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive world survey of naturals calamities that have ravaged humans and sometimes altered the course of history. Plagues. Snowstorms. Earthquakes. Drought. Floods. Hurricanes. Volcanoes. Tornadoes. Storms and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Davis
ISBN: 0816043388 9780816043385 0816043396 9780816043392
OCLC Number: 46383836
Description: xii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Avalanches and Landslides --
Earthquakes --
Famines and Droughts --
Floods --
Plagues and Epidemics --
Cyclones --
Hurricanes --
Icestorms and Snowstorms --
Tornadoes --
Storms --
Typhoons --
Volcanic Eruptions and Natural Explosions.
Responsibility: Lee Davis.

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From the Black Plague to the more recent earthquake in India, this guide provides a world survey of natural calamities that have devastated mankind and, in some cases, have altered the course of  Read more...

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