Earthquakes and Volcanoes by Ellen Prager
  

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Earthquakes and Volcanoes by Ellen Prager

Though the Earth's outermost shell is comprised of tectonic plates that are constantly shifting underneath our feet, the ground is usually quiet and still. But sometimes, an earthquake violently rocks the ground or an explosive volcanic blast causes destruction to surrounding areas. Yet despite the potential devastating effects, earthquakes and volcanoes also help create the land people live on. Earthquakes and Volcanoes explains what triggers earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, where on Earth they are most likely to occur, how they happen, and how examining disasters of the past can make people safer in the future during these events.

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Format

Hardback
120 pages

Author

Ellen Prager
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th December 2008

ISBN

9780791097052


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