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    DescriptionThis book is the story of the powerful earth forces at work in the western and off-shore areas of Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia, with special emphasis on earthquakes and tsunamis and how they threaten the people who live in these areas. It offers timely and important information for these people and for anyone interested in the interplay between the forces of nature and cities. It provides information on why there are earthquakes and why they are common on the west coast of North America. It describes the giant earthquakes that will likely occur off the coast and the tsunamis that they may trigger. It also describes the destructive earthquakes that could take place on faults close to Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, and Victoria. It provides information on the many effects of earthquakes, including ground shaking, landslides, and liquefaction, and societal and individual measures that can be taken to reduce the damage and loss of life from earthquakes and tsunamis.


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    Title
    At Risk
    Subtitle
    Earthquakes and Tsunamis on the West Coast
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Clague, By (author) Chris Yorath, By (author) Richard Franklin, By (author) Bob Turner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 204 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 581 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780969760177
    ISBN 10: 0969760175
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    Ingram Theme: CULT/WSTCST
    BIC subject category V2: RNR
    DC21: 363.34
    BIC subject category V2: WNW
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    Libri: I-NA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    BISAC V2.8: NAT023000, NAT009000
    DC22: 363.34
    BISAC region code: 4.0.2.0.2.0.0
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Thema V1.0: WNW, RNR
    Publisher
    Tricouni Press
    Imprint name
    Tricouni Press
    Publication date
    01 April 2006