Volcanoes & earthquakes /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rubin, Ken, 1962-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Under the surface: Restless planet
  • Spreading seas
  • Tectonic collisions
  • Hot spots
  • Fire down below: Anatomy of a volcano
  • Types of eruptions
  • Lava and Ash
  • volcanic landscapes
  • Thermal springs and geysers
  • Volcanologist in the field
  • On shaky ground: When the earth moves
  • Earthquake preparation
  • After an earthquake
  • Making of a tsunami
  • Seismologists in the field
  • Volcanoes: Toba
  • Vesuvius
  • Krakatau
  • Mount St. Helens
  • Kilauea
  • Earthquakes: Lisbon
  • San Francisco
  • Hebgen Lake
  • Kobe
  • Indian Ocean tsunami
  • Worlds alive
  • Glossary
  • Index.