Volcanoes (Forces of Nature Series)

Volcanoes (Forces of Nature Series)

by S.L. Hamilton


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Volcanoes are unstoppable forces of nature. In this title, readers will learn why volcanic eruptions occur, how eruptions are measured, and how to survive and eruption. Where historic eruptions occurred, including Hawaii�s Kilauea volcano, Mount Etna in Italy, and Shinmoedake in Japan, are also discussed. Features include full-color photos, easy-to-read text, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617832642
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2011
Series: Forces of Nature Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Eruption! 4

The Science 6

Lava vs Ash 8

Historic Eruptions 10

Infamous Volcanoes 12

Eyjafjallajokull 14

Kilauea 15

Krakatau 16

Mount Etna 18

Nyiragongo 20

Mount Pinatubo 22

Puyehue 24

Shinmoedake 26

Surviving an Eruption 28

Glossary 30

Index 32

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