Historical example and non-technical terms to explain the causes of natural catastrophes,- earthquakes, volcanoes, tidal...

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CAUSES OF CATASTROPHE

Historical example and non-technical terms to explain the causes of natural catastrophes,- earthquakes, volcanoes, tidal waves, hurricanes, typhoons. Early beliefs, current knowledge, types of earthquakes (to which most attention is given), what seismology can determine. The book closes with the fable of Atlantis. Popular science-minded youngsters will like it as well as adults.

Pub Date: Jan. 23, 1948

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Publisher: Whittlesey

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Jan. 1, 1948