The Resource Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Label
Earthquakes
Title
Earthquakes
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.34/95
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE521.3
LC item number
.E275 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
World Book, Inc
Series statement
World Book's library of natural disasters
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Earthquakes
  • Natural disasters
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Earthquakes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
What is an earthquake? -- Drifting plates -- The San Francisco earthquake -- Seismic waves -- Earthquake scales -- What happens during an earthquake? -- The Armenian earthquake of 1988 -- Earthquake and fire in Tokyo -- The Kobe earthquake -- Sinking into the earth -- The Mexico City earthquake -- Tsunamis -- The Lisbon earthquake of 1755 -- Landslides and floods -- Avalanche in the Andes -- The Tangshan earthquake -- An earthquake in the Himalayas -- The Chilean earthquake -- Monitoring and predicting earthquakes -- Preparing for earthquakes
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698043
Lccn
2007008819
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
14753571
Label
Earthquakes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
What is an earthquake? -- Drifting plates -- The San Francisco earthquake -- Seismic waves -- Earthquake scales -- What happens during an earthquake? -- The Armenian earthquake of 1988 -- Earthquake and fire in Tokyo -- The Kobe earthquake -- Sinking into the earth -- The Mexico City earthquake -- Tsunamis -- The Lisbon earthquake of 1755 -- Landslides and floods -- Avalanche in the Andes -- The Tangshan earthquake -- An earthquake in the Himalayas -- The Chilean earthquake -- Monitoring and predicting earthquakes -- Preparing for earthquakes
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698043
Lccn
2007008819
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
14753571

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