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Geology Guide

Series: Firefly Guides

By: Mauro Rosi, Paolo Papale, Luca Lupi and Marco Stoppato

335 pages, Col Illus, Photos

Firefly Books

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #137163 | ISBN: 1552976831
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NHBS Price: £17.95 $23/€21 approx

About this book

Describes in detail 100 active volcanoes around the planet including information on; the geodynamic environment leading to its formation, structure, special features, morphology, method of eruption, and the materials erupted. Also includes directions to each volcano for travellers. Describes the 5 basic types of volcano: Island-Arc, Hot-Spot, Ocean-Ridge, Continental-Margin, and Continental-Rift volcanoes. Addresses predicting eruptions and how to minimize the risks posed by them.

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