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Unnatural Disasters: Case Studies of Human-Induced Environmental Catastrophes

By: Angus M Gunn

143 pages, B/w photos, maps

Greenwood Publishing Group

Hardback | Nov 2003 | #147094 | ISBN: 0313319995
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About this book

Categorized by the type of tragedy - including coal mine tragedies, dam failures, industrial explosions, and oil spills - this guide provides descriptions of some of the world's most tragic environmental disasters. Entries clearly describe each disaster by defining the cause, the consequences, and the clean-up efforts.

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ANGUS M. GUNN is Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia. He is the author of Patterns in World Geography, Habitat, and Heartland and Hinterland.

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