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Thundering Landslides

Author: Louise Spilsbury; Richard Spilsbury
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2004.
Series: Heinemann infosearch.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how landslides form and what kinds of damage they can do, presenting four case studies from around the world. Also includes a glossary and further reading list.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Spilsbury; Richard Spilsbury
ISBN: 1403447861 9781403447869 1403454442 9781403454447
OCLC Number: 52458605
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is a landslide? --
What causes landslides? --
Case study: United Kingdom, 1966 --
Where do landslides happen? --
What happens in a landslide? --
Case study: Italy, 1998 --
Who helps after a landslide? --
Case study: Nepal, 2002 --
Can landslides be predicted? --
Can people prepare for landslides? --
Case study: San Gabriel Mountains, California --
Can landslides be prevented? --
Thundering landslides of the recent past.
Series Title: Heinemann infosearch.
Responsibility: Louise and Richard Spilsbury.
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Explains how landslides form and what kinds of damage they can do, presenting four case studies from around the world. Also includes a glossary and further reading list.

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