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Volcanoes.

Author: World Book, Inc.
Publisher: Chicago : World Book, ©2009.
Series: World Book's library of natural disasters
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: World Book, Inc.
ISBN: 9780716698319 0716698315 9780716698173 071669817X
OCLC Number: 466792749
Description: 47, [1] pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is a volcano? --
Where do volcanoes occur? --
Mount Saint Helens --
Studying volcanoes --
Magma --
Volcanic hazards --
Pyroclasts --
Ash and eruption columns --
Mount Pinatubo --
Pyroclastic flows --
Vesuvius --
Mount Pelée --
Mudflows, landslides, and floods --
The Armero mudflow --
Giant eruptions --
Yellowstone Volcano Observatory --
Krakatau --
Mount Tambora --
Rescue and aid --
Fighting against volcanoes, Heimaey.
Series Title: World Book's library of natural disasters

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"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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