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Historical catastrophes: volcanoes

by Billye W. Cutchen

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Published by Addison-Wesley in [Reading, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volcanoes -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Volcanoes.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the eruptions of selected ancient and modern volcanoes around the world and the reactions of the people who lived near them. Includes an explanation of geysers, hot springs, paint pots, and fumaroles.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Billye and Walter R. Brown.
    ContributionsBrown, Walter R., 1929- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE522 .C89
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4456193M
    ISBN 10020100741X
    LC Control Number79118992

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