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Volcanoes (Beginner's Guides)

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Whether worshiped, feared, or studied, volcanoes have always been a subject of fascination and awe. Lopes explains the importance of volcanoes in shaping worlds, the dangers of volcanic eruptions, and some of the best places in the world to see eruptions, as well as including famous “case histories”. Dr Rosaly Lopes is a Principal Scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she is also Lead Scientist for Geophysics and Planetary Geosciences. She was honoured in the 2006 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records as the discoverer of the most active volcanoes anywhere.

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Whether worshiped, feared, or studied, volcanoes have always been a subject of fascination and awe. This Beginner's Guide explains the importance of volcanoes in shaping worlds, the dangers of volcanic eruptions, and some of the best places to see them. It also examines famous case histories, including the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851687251
Author:
Lopes, Rosaly
Publisher:
ONEWorld Publications
Subject:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Subject:
Geology-Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Subject:
Geology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Beginner's Guides
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

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Science and Mathematics » Geology » Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Science and Mathematics » Geology » General
Science and Mathematics » Materials Science » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
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"Synopsis" by , Whether worshiped, feared, or studied, volcanoes have always been a subject of fascination and awe. This Beginner's Guide explains the importance of volcanoes in shaping worlds, the dangers of volcanic eruptions, and some of the best places to see them. It also examines famous case histories, including the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.
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