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When the Earth Shakes

Earthquakes,volcanoes,tsunamis.Headline-making natural disasters with devastating consequences for millions of people. But what do we actually know about these literally earth-shaking events?New York Times bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchesterwhos been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcanolooks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena. Les mer

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Earthquakes,volcanoes,tsunamis.Headline-making natural disasters with devastating consequences for millions of people. But what do we actually know about these literally earth-shaking events?New York Times bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchesterwhos been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcanolooks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena.A master nonfiction storyteller, Winchester digs deep into the powerful natural forces that shape the earth, exploring the how and why of world-changing events from the 19th-centurys infamous volcanic eruption at Krakatoa and the earthquake that flattened San Francisco, to the 21st-century tsunamis that devastated Indonesia and Japan. Its a gripping story about what happens when our seemingly unmovable planet shakes, explodes, and floodsall richly illustrated with fascinating historical and stunning contemporary photographs.

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Forlag
Penguin Young Readers Group
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
0
ISBN
9781101997130
Utgivelsesår
2015
Serie
Smithsonian

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