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The most affordable, informative text available on the intricate anatomy of volcanoes, this concise paperback is the ideal text for classes in geology, atmospheric science and geography.  Beautifully illustrated with both art and incredibly photos from the author's private collection.

Table of Contents

  1. Seams of the Earth

  2. Surtsey, Iceland

  3. Fire Under the Sea

  4. Mt. St. Helens

  5. Pinatubo, Philippines

  6. Ring of Fire

  7. Kilauea, Hawaii

  8. Hot Spots

  9. Lava, Ash, and Bombs

10. Lahars and Avalanches

11. Cones, Craters, and Calderas

12. Yellowstone

13. Roots of Volcanoes

14. Origin of the Sea and Air

15. Volcanic Power

16. Volcanic Treasures

17. Volcanoes and Climate

18. Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions

19. Reducing Volcanic Risk

20. Volcanoes in the Solar System

    

Appendix A. The World's Most Notorious Volcanoes

Appendix B. Volcanoes on the Internet

Appendix C. Metric-English Conversion Table

Glossary

Acknowledgements

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780716789291
Author:
Decker, Robert W
Publisher:
W.H. Freeman & Company
Author:
Decker, Barbara
Author:
Decker, Robert
Subject:
General
Subject:
Volcanoes
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Seismology & Volcanism
Subject:
SCI082000
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Geology-Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Fourth Edition
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.38 in

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