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Volcanoes: A Folding Pocket Guide to Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Hot Springs, Geysers & More

Field / Identification GuideGeology Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh(Author)

12 pages, colour illustrations

Waterford Press

Paperback | Feb 2014 | #224548 | ISBN-13: 9781583558478
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9 / €8 approx

About this book

Educational and entertaining, this folding pocket field guide Volcanoes provides a simplified introduction to the different types of volcanoes, volcanic hazards (including flying debris, pyroclastic flows, geysers and mud pots), and the rocks and calderas that are formed as a result of eruptions.

Volcanoes also reviews the history of volcanic events worldwide, their relationship to tsunamis and earthquakes and prominent active volcanic areas worldwide. Will appeal equally to novice volcanologists and students of geology and geography. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use.


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Biography

James Kavanagh has authored reference guides to nature, science, travel and languages. His 450+ titles have sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide.

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