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Earthquakes 2006 - Centennial Update

Earthquakes 2006 - Centennial Update - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0716775485

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ISBN13: 978-0716775485
ISBN10: 0716775484
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 06
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Published: 2006
International: No
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Earthquakes 2006 - Centennial Update - 5TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0716775485

Bruce Bolt

ISBN13: 978-0716775485
ISBN10: 0716775484
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 06
Publisher: W.H. Freeman

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This updated version of Earthquakes, includes a bonus segment written especially for the anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Literature, contemporary to the time, of both primary and secondary sources is used to weave together the story of the April 1906 earthquake that devastated San Francisco, illuminating the story of the disaster and the information gathered from it in new and exiting ways.

Table of Contents

1. What We Feel in an Earthquake
2. Where Earthquakes Occur
3. Faults in the Earth
4. The Causes of Earthquakes
5. Measuring Earthquakes
6. Exploring Inside the Earth
7. Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
8. The Size of an Earthquake
9. Volcanoes, Tsunamis, and Earthquakes
10. Events That Precede an Earthquake
11. Dangers from Earthquakes
12. Reducing Earthquake Risk

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