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Our Earth in Action: Earthquakes

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Series: Our Earth in Action Volume: 2
By: Chris Oxlade(Author)
32 pages, colour illustrations
Our Earth in Action: Earthquakes
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  • Our Earth in Action: Earthquakes ISBN: 9781445131993 Paperback Aug 2014 Out of Print #219262
  • Our Earth in Action: Earthquakes ISBN: 9780749690212 Hardback Jun 2009 Out of Print #219263
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About this book

Chris Oxlade examines the Earth's physical processes and investigates causes and effects.

Contents

- About earthquakes
- Plate tectonics
- Where earthquakes happen
- Earthquake waves
- Effects on the landscape
- Tsunamis
- Effects on buildings
- Living with earthquakes
- Building for earthquakes
- Earthquake science
- Case study: Kobe 1995
- Case study: Kashmir 2005
- Case study: San Francisco
- Glossary
- Further information
- Index

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Biography

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.

Out of Print
Series: Our Earth in Action Volume: 2
By: Chris Oxlade(Author)
32 pages, colour illustrations
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