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Natural Disasters

Author: Peter Turner; Michael Anderson
Publisher: French Forest, NSW : Redback Publishing, 2019.
Series: Australia's Environmental Issues; Australia's environmental issues
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English
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Australia is currently facing several significant environmental issues. In Australia, the natural disasters that play an unpredictable part in all our lives are drought, fires, tropical cyclones, floods and, to a lesser extent, earthquakes. Each of these disasters affect us all, either directly or indirectly. Natural disasters explores the impact that these events have had on Australia. Features of this book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Turner; Michael Anderson
ISBN: 9781925860108 9781925860283 1925860108 1925860280
OCLC Number: 1085250095
Description: 32 pages : chiefly color illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Types of natural disasters --
Managing natural disasters --
Drought --
Causes of drought --
Drought case studies --
Bushfire --
Timeline of Australia's major bushfires --
Tropical cyclone --
Tropical cyclone case studies --
Floods --
Australia's worst floods --
Earthquakes --
Are there earthquakes in Australia? --
Around the world --
Index --
Glossary --
Further information
Series Title: Australia's Environmental Issues; Australia's environmental issues
Other Titles: Australia's environmental issues :
Responsibility: [author: Peter Turner ; editor: Michael Anderson].

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Australia is currently facing several significant environmental issues. In Australia, the natural disasters that play an unpredictable part in all our lives are drought, fires, tropical cyclones, floods and, to a lesser extent, earthquakes. Each of these disasters affect us all, either directly or indirectly. Natural disasters explores the impact that these events have had on Australia. Features of this book include: informative and comprehensive text with photographs; labelled diagrams relevant to the text; fact boxes to highlight interesting information; and a resource list for further information.

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