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Nyiragongo, the forbidden volcano

Author: Haroun Tazieff; Pierre Bichet
Publisher: New York : Barron's/Woodbury, 1979.
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Tazieff, Haroun, 1914-1998.
Nyiragongo, the forbidden volcano.
New York : Barron's/Woodbury, 1979
(OCoLC)604572105
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haroun Tazieff; Pierre Bichet
ISBN: 081205296X 9780812052961
OCLC Number: 4114550
Notes: Translation of Niragongo.
Description: 287 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Forbidden volcano: 1947, 1953: First explorations --
Marriage of fire and water --
Visit to Nyiragongo --
At the edge of the pit --
Secret team --
First scientific expedition: 1958: Preparations --
Team of researchers --
Operation windlass --
Descent into hell --
First harvest --
On the shores of the lake of lava: Camp number two --
Seismology, magnetism, and gravimetry --
Torrid breath of Nyiragongo --
Big mouth --
Under the lip of the crater --
Three days of study --
Spectography --
Formidable power --
Misadventures of a volcanologist: 1966, 1967: Benevolent crater --
Brief incursion --
Mount Etna --
Preparations and diplomats --
View of things to come --
Fifty-nine men in a crater --
Eighteen men against a volcano: 1972: Overflow --
Farewell to the explorers --
Frights and fears --
Challenge --
H-hour.
Other Titles: Niragongo.
Responsibility: Haroun Tazieff ; ill. by Pierre Bichet ; translated from the French by J.F. Bernard.

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