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+.
- Paperback | 72 pages
- 214 x 276 x 10mm | 340.2g
- 29 Aug 2002
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd
- Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
- colour illustrations, colour photographs, index, glossary
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.