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Earthquakes

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By: Bruce A Bolt
320 pages, 130 illus
Earthquakes
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  • Earthquakes ISBN: 9780716756187 Edition: 5 Hardback Dec 2003 Out of Print #146258
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Explains the science behind these deadly and destructive events, from geological faults to intensity patterns, side effects and protection of people and property. This edition has been updated to include an in-depth study of the September 11th World Trade Centre collapse and the Kursk submarine explosion in 2001 as new examples of forensic seismology, as well as discussion of greatest recent earthquakes such as Chi-Chi, Taiwan (1999) and Denali, Alaska (2002).

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What we feel in an earthquake; where earthquakes occur; faults in the Earth; the causes of earthquakes; measuring earthquakes; exploring inside the Earth; earthquakes and plate tectonics; the size of an earthquake; volcanoes, tsunamis and earthquakes; events that precede an earthquake; dangers from earthquakes; reducing earthquake risk. Appendices: An earthquake quiz; answers to quiz.

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Out of Print
By: Bruce A Bolt
320 pages, 130 illus
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