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Earth: A Journey Through Time
Earth: A Journey Through Time
by Nicolas Cheetham
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Planet Earth is presented in a captivating and original perspective in this extraordinary collection of breathtaking images. Through the use of satellites and various lenses and imagery techniques, previously hidden aspects of the planet are brought into... (read more)

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Elemental Geosystems
Elemental Geosystems
by Robe Christopherson
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This book gives readers an accessible, systematic, non-mathematical, and visually appealing start in physical geography. It features a distinctive, holistic integration of human-Earth relationships, an applied flavor, scientific correctness, and... (read more)

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Mountains (Supercubes)
Mountains (Supercubes)
by Valeria Manferto
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Since the late nineteenth century, mountaineering has fed our desire for conquest, challenge, and knowledge, attracting us to the highest peaks. Packed with hundreds of glorious photographs by the worlds foremost nature photographers, Mountains SuperCube... (read more)

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The Dynamics of Disaster
The Dynamics of Disaster
by Susan W Kieffer
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Humans persist in building centers of civilization in places of past disasters. We believe that our technology will protect us next time. Yet we rarely win these battles with the earth because we don’t understand natural disasters deeply enough... (read more)

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Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters
by Lee Davis
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Natural Disasters, New Edition provides a comprehensive survey of the natural calamities that have ravaged mankind and altered the course of human history. This fascinating reference feature approximately 600 entries--with more than 60 new and updated... (read more)

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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Physical Geography
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Physical Geography
by Andrew Goudie
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This thoroughly comprehensive encyclopaedic dictionary covers the whole field of physical geography including geomorphology, climatology, biogeography, zoogeography, hydrology, pedology and the Quarternary. It contains over 2000 entries ranging in length... (read more)

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Islands: From Atlantis to Zanzibar
Islands: From Atlantis to Zanzibar
by Steven Roger Fischer
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When Lost’s Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashed, the survivors found themselves on a seemingly deserted island. In Defoe’s novel, Robinson Crusoe spends twenty-eight years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, while in the movie Castaway... (read more)

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Restless earth
Restless earth
by National Geographic
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A guide to the geologic and meteorologic forces that shape the environment and sometimes explode into disaster. Four contributions discuss the history and workings of rain, snow, and wind storms; volcanoes; and climatic weather shifts that may signal... (read more)

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Living Dangerously: The Earth, Its Resources, and the Environment
Living Dangerously: The Earth, Its Resources, and the Environment
by Heinrich Holland
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"For those stressing the societal implications of Earth science, this unconventional work will be an easy-even exciting-book to use. It is a joy to read."--W. G. Ernst, Stanford... (read more)

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Natural Hazards and Disasters
Natural Hazards and Disasters
by Donald Hyndman
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Written by a son-father team of prominent geologists, David and Donald Hyndman, NATURAL HAZARDS AND DISASTERS emphasizes earth and atmospheric hazards that appear suddenly or rapidly, without significant warning. The text further discusses ways to... (read more)

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Smithsonian Earth
Smithsonian Earth
by Smithsonian Institution
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In the best-selling tradition of Smithsonian Animal, this extraordinary survey of our planet provides unrivaled insight into the forces and processes that formed our environment and which continue to influence its evolution. With thousands of... (read more)

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1001 Questions Answered about Earthquakes, Avalanches, Floods and Other Natural
1001 Questions Answered about Earthquakes, Avalanches, Floods and Other Natural
by Barbara Tufty
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This book answers 1001 questions about all kinds of natural disasters: earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, avalanches, landslides, floods, droughts, fires, and animal plagues. A very informative, readable book. Unabridged republication of the original... (read more)

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Earth (07 Edition)
Earth (07 Edition)
by James F. Luhr
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A team from the Smithsonian Institution working under the direction of Luhr, who is with the US National Museum of Natural History, have put together a stunning picture book of their home planet. The format is reminiscent of an atlas, but the subject... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Natural Disasters
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Natural Disasters
by Laura Harri Mcbride
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CIG to Natural Disasters provides clear, concise information on the causes and effects of natural disasters: earthquakes, volcanoes, mudslides, sinkholes, tornadoes, El Nino, lightning strikes, hurricanes, floods, blizzards, droughts, insect infestations,... (read more)

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Elemental Geosystems
Elemental Geosystems
by Robe Christopherson
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Offering a brief treatment of the elements of physical geography without sacrificing scientific content, Elemental Geosystems has been crafted to provide an accessible, systematic, and visually appealing start in physical geography. Foundations of... (read more)

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Earth: A New Perspective
Earth: A New Perspective
by Nicolas Cheetham
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From Earth we have looked deep into the universe, embarking on a journey of discovery that has revealed the cosmos to be richer than we could ever imagine. But what happens when we reverse the process, when we look back on Earth from the heavens? We see... (read more)

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Physical Geography: A Self-Teaching Guide (Wiley Self-Teaching Guides)
Physical Geography: A Self-Teaching Guide (Wiley Self-Teaching Guides)
by Michael Craghan
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Learn physical geography at your own pace What is atmospheric pressure? How does latitude indicate the type of climate a specific place will have? Where are volcanic eruptions or strong earthquakes most likely to occur? With Physical Geography: A Self... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Caves
Encyclopedia of Caves
by David C Culver
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Encyclopedia of Caves is a self-contained, beautifully illustrated work dedicated to caves and their unique environments. It includes more than 100 comprehensive articles from leading scholars and explorers in 15 different countries. Each entry is... (read more)

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Ecosystem Geography
Ecosystem Geography
by Robert G Bailey
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The analysis and management of ecosystems rely increasingly on sound geographical knowledge. Ecosystem Geography is a landmark contribution which brings the geographer's tools - maps, scales, boundaries, and units - to the study of ecosystems. The author,... (read more)

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Earth a Journey Through Time
Earth a Journey Through Time
by Nicolas Cheetham
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Planet Earth is presented in a captivating and original perspective in this extraordinary collection of breathtaking images. Through the use of satellites and various lenses and imagery techniques, previously hidden aspects of the planet are brought into... (read more)

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