Volcanoes

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Crabtree Publishing Company, Dec 1, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The Wonders of our World Series offers young readers a lively and visually exciting introduction to the world around us and the forces at work shaping our planet and its future. Ten books in this series offer fascinating full-color photographs of examples from around the world to help illustrate:
-- the devastating impact volcanoes, extreme weather, and earthquakes can have
-- why the earth's forests and waterways are in danger of destruction
-- how the earth's powerful internal forces produce rocks and minerals from the ordinary to the dazzling
-- how mountains, deserts, and caves are formed

Volcanoes takes young readers on a thrilling adventure exploring such dramatic eruptions as Mount St. Helens and Mount Vesuvius. Full-color photos, maps, and illustrations show:
-- how volcanoes are created
-- different kinds of eruptions, lava, and cone formations
-- why avalanches and tsunami often accompany eruptions
-- the benefits of volcanic activity

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Contents

What is a Volcano?
4
Different Kinds
10
Springs and Geysers
18
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Neil Morris has written many non-fiction children's books including "The Life of Moses "and "The Life of Jesus," both in Enchanted Lion Books "Art Revelations" series. His field is ancient history and religion.