Encyclopedia of Disasters: Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies, Volume 1

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Greenwood Press, 2008 - Natural disasters - 733 pages
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This two-volume set explores disasters that occurred around the world. The disasters are listed chronologically, beginning with the Supervolcano in Toba, Indonesia in 74000 B.C. and ending with the Greensburg, Kansas tornado in 2007. The entries are detailed and informative and provide the exact causes of each event, whether it was an environmental catastrophe or a human tragedy.

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Credits for Illustrations
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Guide to Thematic Entries
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Texas City Texas explosion 1947 406
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