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    Volcanoes (Earth) (Paperback) By (author) Susanna Van Rose, By (author) Ian Mercer

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    DescriptionThis revised edition of "Volcanoes" features colour photographs and new sections on Pinatubo - the largest eruption of the 20th century, ongoing volcanic activity on the Caribbean island of Montserrat, and future developments in volcanology. The book covers late-1990s work on the monitoring and prediction of volcanic activity and "collapsing volcanoes", and contains additional information for understanding how volcanoes work, with the potential for large scale disasters.


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    Title
    Volcanoes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Susanna Van Rose, By (author) Ian Mercer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 63
    Width: 200 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 195 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780565091385
    ISBN 10: 0565091387
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y5.2
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: YQG, RBC
    DC21: 551.21
    BISAC V2.8: SCI031000
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    120 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    The Natural History Museum
    Imprint name
    The Natural History Museum
    Publication date
    01 June 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    A volcano is...where magma erupts; lava flows - runny lava, pasty lava; volcanic gas; volcanic explosions; explosive eruptions; pyroclastic-flows; explosions; dust and climate; lava and water; mud-flows; steam-assisted eruptions; a volcano is...a mountain?; a volcano is...a hole in the ground; volcanoes around the world; plate tectonics; magma and volcanoes; volcanoes and plates; birth of the Atlantic Ocean; an old hot-spot trail; below the volcano; Edinburgh volcano; hot springs and geysers; active - extinct - dormant?; hot metal, minerals and water; useful hot water; useful rocks; volcano hazard; volcano watching; coping with an eruption; Taupo AD 186; Santorini c. 1645 BC; Vesuvius AD 79; Skafta Fires 1783; Krakatau 1883; Valley of 10,000 smokes 1912; Mont Pelee 1902; Mount St Helens 1980; Pinatubo; Montserrat; the future.