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Be an eyewitness to truly terrifying volcanoes exploding with molten lava and devastating earthquakes that rip apart the landscape and uproot buildings in an instant. Ages 10+.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 10mm | 340.2g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, colour photographs, index, glossary
  • 0751347523
  • 9780751347524
  • 1,362,326

Table of contents

An unstable Earth; fire from below; the world on a plate; when a mountain explodes; ash and dust; fiery rocks; gas and lightning; hot spots; spreading ridges; the great eruption of Vesuvius; a modern Pompeii - St. Pierre; affecting the world's weather; steam vents and boiling mud; sleeping beauties; life returns to the lava; being a volcanologist; volcanoes on other planets; when the earth moves; intensity and magnitude; waves of destruction; measuring earthquake waves; mud, flood and avalanche; state of emergency; preparing for disaster; anger of the gods; did you know?; timeline; find out more.show more