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The Resource Landslides, mudslides, & avalanches

Landslides, mudslides, & avalanches

Label
Landslides, mudslides, & avalanches
Title
Landslides, mudslides, & avalanches
Title variation
Landslides, mudslides, and avalanches
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A discussion of major types of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.34/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE599.A2
LC item number
L365 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
World Book, Inc
Series statement
World Book's library of natural disasters
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Landslides
  • Mudslides
  • Avalanches
Label
Landslides, mudslides, & avalanches
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007013813.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
Mass movement -- Landslides -- What is a landslide? -- Types of landslides -- China, 1920? -- What causes a landslide? -- What happens during a landslide? -- Landslide effects -- Alaska, 1964 -- Avoiding landslides -- Submarine landslides -- Mudslides -- What is a mudslide? -- Devastating volcanic mudslides -- Rain-induced landslides -- Avalanches -- What is an avalanche? -- Why do avalanches happen? -- The Alps, 1999 -- What happens during an avalanche? -- The effects of avalanches -- Stevens Pass, 1910 -- Avalanche prevention and rescue -- Activity
Control code
ocn122338190
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698104
Lccn
2007013813
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)122338190
  • a813852
Label
Landslides, mudslides, & avalanches
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007013813.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
Mass movement -- Landslides -- What is a landslide? -- Types of landslides -- China, 1920? -- What causes a landslide? -- What happens during a landslide? -- Landslide effects -- Alaska, 1964 -- Avoiding landslides -- Submarine landslides -- Mudslides -- What is a mudslide? -- Devastating volcanic mudslides -- Rain-induced landslides -- Avalanches -- What is an avalanche? -- Why do avalanches happen? -- The Alps, 1999 -- What happens during an avalanche? -- The effects of avalanches -- Stevens Pass, 1910 -- Avalanche prevention and rescue -- Activity
Control code
ocn122338190
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698104
Lccn
2007013813
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)122338190
  • a813852

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