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Volcanoes : in history, in theory, in eruption

Author: Fred M Bullard
Publisher: [Austin] University of Texas Press [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bullard, Fred M. (Fred Mason), 1901-
Volcanoes in history, in theory, in eruption.
[Austin] University of Texas Press [1962]
(OCoLC)608584670
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred M Bullard
OCLC Number: 546693
Notes: Rev. ed. published in 1976 under title: Volcanoes of the Earth.
Description: 441 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: What is a volcano? --
Mythology and early speculation on volcanoes --
Volcanology becomes a science --
Classification of volcanoes --
What comes out of a volcano --
Cones, craters, and calderas --
The Pelean type of volcanic eruption --
The Vulcanian type of volcanic eruption --
The Strombolian type of volcanic eruption --
The Hawaiian type of volcanic eruption --
The Icelandic type of volcanic eruption --
Volcanic cycles --
Birth of new volcanoes --
Man's use of geothermal energy --
Volcanoes in geologic perspective --
Retrospect --
Appendix : Geologic time scale --
Glossary --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Fred M. Bullard.

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