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Worlds on fire : volcanoes on the Earth, the moon, Mars, Venus, and Io

Author: Charles Frankel
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anyone who has ever thought that volcanoes and volcanism were restricted to the planet Earth should open any page of this book to discover that some of the most spectacular explosions in the Solar System are not occurring close to home. Charles Frankel provides a detailed tour that describes such volcanic landmarks as the Moon's Aristarchus plateau, Mars' tallest volcano Olympus Mons, the double-cratered Sapas Mons  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Frankel
ISBN: 9780521803939 0521803934
OCLC Number: 56355830
Description: viii, 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Volcanism on Earth --
A tour of terrestrial volcanoes --
Volcanism on the Moon --
A tour of Lunar volcanoes --
Volcanism on Mars --
A tour of Martian volcanoes --
Volcanism on Venus --
A tour of Venusian volcanoes --
Volcanism on Io --
A tour of Ionian volcanoes.
Responsibility: Charles Frankel.
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Worlds on Fire takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the mightiest volcanoes in the solar system, from Mars' tallest volcano to the churning lava lakes on Io. This highly readable 2005 book,  Read more...

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Review of the hardback: 'This book gives an excellent up-to-date account of how volcanologists, like archaeologists of the planets, are figuratively digging into ancient lava flows, ash falls and Read more...

 
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