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Our Earth in Action: Mountains

Series: Our Earth in Action Volume: 3
By: Chris Oxlade(Author)
32 pages, colour illustrations
Our Earth in Action: Mountains
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  • Our Earth in Action: Mountains ISBN: 9781445131986 Paperback Aug 2014 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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  • Our Earth in Action: Mountains ISBN: 9780749690243 Hardback Oct 2009 Out of Print #219265
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About this book

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.

Contents

- About mountains
- Earth's structure
- Fold mountains
- Block mountains
- Volcanic mountains
- Mountain ranges
- Wearing down mountains
- Glaciers
- Mountain weather
- Mountain climates and zones
- Case study: The Himalayas
- Case study: The Andes
- Life in the mountains

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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.

Series: Our Earth in Action Volume: 3
By: Chris Oxlade(Author)
32 pages, colour illustrations
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