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Natural disasters /

by Watts, Claire.
Series: DK eyewitness guides | DK eyewitness books Published by : DK Pub., (London ; | New York :) Physical details: 72 p. : col. ill. 29 cm. ISBN:0756620724 (hardcover); 9780756620721 (hardcover); 0756620732 (library binding); 9780756620738 (library binding); 9781405313421; 1405313420. Year: 2006
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Includes index.

Dynamic planet -- Restless earth -- What is a tsunami? -- Wave power -- Walls of water -- A drowned world -- Recovery begins -- Tsunami warnings -- Earth shakes -- Surviving a quake -- Mighty volcanoes -- Rivers of fire -- Landslides and avalanches -- Earth's atmosphere -- Wild weather -- Hurricane force -- Battling the wind -- Hurricane Katrina -- Twisting tornadoes -- Flood alert -- Raging waters -- Drought and famine -- Wildfire -- Fighting fires -- Climate change -- Unnatural disasters -- Infectious diseases -- Epidemic -- Future disasters -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more.

Describes a wide range of natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, volcanoes, landslides, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and epidemics.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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