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Savage Earth: The Dramatic Story of Volcanoes and Earthquakes

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By: Alwyn Scarth

192 pages, 200 col illus

Harper Collins

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #121896 | ISBN: 0002201356
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Puts eathquakes and volcanic activity into context by explaining the complexities of plate tectonics and contiental drift. Contains historical and contemporary accounts of major incidents in order to illustrate the often devastating effects and deals with the science of earthquakes and eruption prediction and the difficulties it presents to scientists around the world.

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