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The Resource Earthquakes : witness to disaster, Judy & Dennis Fradin

Earthquakes : witness to disaster, Judy & Dennis Fradin

Label
Earthquakes : witness to disaster
Title
Earthquakes
Title remainder
witness to disaster
Statement of responsibility
Judy & Dennis Fradin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the earthquake in Alaska in 1964 as told by eyewitness accounts of this disaster
Member of
Summary
Uses eyewitness accounts to bring readers into the heart of an earthquake. The first chapter documents the 1964 Alaskan quake that shook Prince William Sound with a 9.2 magnitude force, and set off a tsunami that ultimately caused most of the deaths attributed to this frightening act of nature. The following chapters explore the history of earthquakes and the seismic and geological science of this phenomenon
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253259
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.22
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE535.2.U6
LC item number
F68 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Witness to disaster
Target audience
juvenile
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witness to disaster
Label
Earthquakes : witness to disaster, Judy & Dennis Fradin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip083/2007044164.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45) and index
Contents
"The ground would not stop shaking" : Alaska, 1964 -- "As if a giant foot had stepped on it" : Why does the earth quake? -- "The heart of this old earth was broken" : famous earthquakes -- "Only a matter of time" : predicting and preparing for earthquakes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Further reading and research -- Interviews by the authors -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
4721483
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9781426302121
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2007044164
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn180080589
  • (OCoLC)180080589
Label
Earthquakes : witness to disaster, Judy & Dennis Fradin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip083/2007044164.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45) and index
Contents
"The ground would not stop shaking" : Alaska, 1964 -- "As if a giant foot had stepped on it" : Why does the earth quake? -- "The heart of this old earth was broken" : famous earthquakes -- "Only a matter of time" : predicting and preparing for earthquakes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Further reading and research -- Interviews by the authors -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
4721483
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9781426302121
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2007044164
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn180080589
  • (OCoLC)180080589

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