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Examining volcanic eruptions

Author: Jen Melin
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Clara House Books, an imprint of The Oliver Press, Inc., 2015.
Series: Examining disasters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Did you know that roughly 1500 volcanoes around the world are still active? When they erupt, they can cause problems for people and cities nearby. Mount Saint Helens in Washington erupted in 1980, spewing a cloud of stone 17 miles (27 km) into the air. The eruption killed more than 50 people and changed the shape of the mountain. In this book, you'll examine volcanic eruptions and explore what they are, how they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jen Melin
ISBN: 9781934545683 1934545686 1934545848 9781934545843
OCLC Number: 896954170
Target Audience: Grades 7-8.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chielfy color), color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Mount Saint Helens --
The making of a volcano --
Types of volcanoes and eruptions --
Violent volcanoes --
Science saves lives --
Top ten worst volcanic eruptions.
Series Title: Examining disasters.
Responsibility: by Jen Melin.

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"Did you know that roughly 1500 volcanoes around the world are still active? When they erupt, they can cause problems for people and cities nearby. Mount Saint Helens in Washington erupted in 1980, spewing a cloud of stone 17 miles (27 km) into the air. The eruption killed more than 50 people and changed the shape of the mountain. In this book, you'll examine volcanic eruptions and explore what they are, how they happen, and how to prepare for future eruptions that may occur"--Back cover.

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