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Author Sieh, Kerry E.

Title The earth in turmoil : earthquakes, volcanoes, and their impact on humankind / Kerry Sieh, Simon LeVay.

Imprint New York : W.H. Freeman, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    551.22 SIE    Available
Description vi, 324 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-309) and index.
Contents ch. 1. When push comes to shove: giant earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest -- ch. 2. Blasts from the past: Mount St. Helens and her sleeping sisters -- ch. 3. Great Divide: discovering the San Andreas Fault -- ch. 4. In the trenches: unearthing the seismic history of the San Andreas Fault -- ch. 5. Lying in wait: the San Andreas Fault today and tomorrow -- ch. 6. Enemy within the gates: earthquakes on urban faults -- ch. 7. Little volcano that couldn't: fear and trembling at Mammoth Lakes -- ch. 8. Inland murmurs: earthquakes in the Basin and Range Province -- ch. 9. On the hot spot: the volcanoes at Yellowstone -- ch. 10. River runs through it: the Mississippi and the New Madrid earthquakes -- ch. 11. Along the Eastern Sea: earthquakes on the Atlantic Coast -- ch. 12. Pele's wrath: the volcanoes of Hawaii -- ch. 13. Years of living dangerously: how do we survive on an earth in turmoil?
Subject Earthquakes -- United States.
Volcanoes -- United States.
Added Author LeVay, Simon.
ISBN 0716731517 : $24.95
0716736519 (pbk.) : $14.95

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