Synopses & Reviews
Rare and previously unpublished photographs of the most powerful of all natural events.
Through 250 spectacular full-color images, Volcano: A Visual Guide takes readers on an armchair journey to 40 of the world's most active and important volcanoes.
Informative text describes the features and structure of volcanoes, eruption dynamics, and what makes a volcano active, dormant or extinct. Fascinating details reveal how experts use technology to predict volcanic activity, and what volcanoes tell us about the geological history of Earth.
Stunning color photographs of volcanoes and volcanic eruptions showcase volcanoes worldwide and beyond, including: The United StatesJapanIndonesiaMontserratItalyThe Galapagos IslandsPapua New GuineaThe Cook IslandsThe PhilippinesThe Pacific OceanNew ZealandThe Moon, Venus, Mars and Triton.
Volcanoes and the forces that create them produce many of our planet's most stunning natural spectacles and dramatic landscapes. Volcano: A Visual Guide provides a magical view inside the Earth's interior.
250 spectacular color images, many rare and previously unpublished, of 40 of the most important and active volcanoes. Includes an informative text on the structure of volcanoes and dynamics of eruptions, predicting activity and more.