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Our Earth in Action: Rivers

Series: Our Earth in Action Volume: 4

By: Chris Oxlade (Author)

32 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Franklin Watts (UK)

Paperback | Jul 2014 | #216979 | ISBN-13: 9781445131962
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€10 approx
Hardback | Aug 2009 | #216992 | ISBN-13: 9780749690236
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Each title of Our Earth in Action examines the Earth's physical processes and investigates the causes and effects thereof. From erupting volcanoes to eroding coasts and from extreme weather patterns to violent earthquakes, Our Earth in Action puts the reader at the centre of the action with fact-packed text, dramatic full-colour photos and explanatory diagrams.

Age Level: Junior scientist


- About rivers
- Rivers and landscapes
- Upper river stages
- Middle river stages
- Lower river stages
- River science
- Floods
- Flood protection
- River resources
- Dams
- Case study: the Mississippi
- Case study: the Nile
- River problems

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Chris Oxlade, is an experienced writer of information books for children. He specializes in science and technology, and has written more than sixty titles, on subjects ranging from kites to virtual reality as well as books on various forms of transport.

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