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Shattering earthquakes

Louise Spilsbury

Shattering earthquakes

by Louise Spilsbury

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLouise and Richard Spilsbury.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesAwesome forces of nature
    ContributionsSpilsbury, Richard, 1963-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE521.3 .S657 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23735778M
    ISBN 109781432937843, 9781432937911
    LC Control Number2009037565

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    Shattering Earthquakes: Louise A. Spilsbury: Paperback - Revised Ed.: Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Earthquakes & Volcanoes book. This book is almost a reference to those larger seismic events and how those quakes have impacted and changed the history of the populace of the regions/cities, which they, in some cases devastated. There is a look at "Earthquake environmental effects, such as tsunamis as well as diverse seismic sources such as volcanic, tectonic and oceanic"/5(15).

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Each book in the Awesome Forces of Nature series looks at what causes natural disasters to happen, how people are affected by them, and the work of the emergency services and aid organizations.

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This book is about larger earthquakes and how those quakes changed history. Thus, the author goes through earthquakes like: London, EnglandLisbon, PortugalCaracas, VenezuelaNaples, ItalySan Francisco, CA, USA, (with some mention made of the quake), Tokyo and Yokohama, JapanTangshan, ChinaGujarat, IndiaIndian /5.

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Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes. By Kathy Furgang. Grades. T. Genre. Non-Fiction Bursting with information about the biggest volcanic eruptions and earth-shattering earthquakes, this book takes a fun approach to science, introducing readers to plate tectonics and the tumultuous forces brewing beneath Earth's surface.

Get this from a library. Shattering earthquakes. [Louise Spilsbury; Richard Spilsbury] -- Introduces earthquakes, describing what causes them, where they occur, how they are measured, the kinds of damage they do, and how people can prepare for them.

Shattering Earthquakes. Chicago: Heinemann Library. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Spilsbury, Louise and Richard Spilsbury, Shattering Earthquakes. Chicago: Heinemann Library, MLA Citation (style guide) Spilsbury, Louise, and Richard Spilsbury.

Shattering Earthquakes. Revised and updated. edition. Earth-shattering Earthquakes AND Violent Volcanoes book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Presents the diaries of volcano s 4/5. Shattering Earthquakes written by Louise and Richard Spilsbury (Heinemann Library) Source: Mebane Public Library Check out Nonfiction Monday at Simply Science On page 6 of Shattering Earthquakes is the clearest, most kid-friendly description of what causes an earthquake that I have ever s Louise and Richard Spilsbury describe the crust of the earth cracking like the Author: Jeff Barger.

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations, and Civilizations. London and New York: Thames & Hudson, Reviewed by Ernest B. Hook This disappointing work provides a superficial, disorganized, repetitive, incomplete, frustrating, and even a somewhat perverse review of effects of earthquakes on human : Ernest B.

Hook.Scientists estimate that each year there are several million earthquakes throughout the world. Some are so small that they are never detected. Others are so large that they set off a chain of aftershocks and tsunamis. Read about these terrifying e.